Pope Francis visited Georgia on September 30. Having stayed in Georgia until October 2, he headed to Azerbaijani capital Baku and came together with head of Caucasus Muslims, head of Jewish community in Baku and Orthodox bishop.
It is stated that an agreement for stopping the clashes on the northern and southern regions of Karabakh-Azerbaijani border between 15.00 and 20.00 local time is made. In 5 hours, both sides will search for the soldiers who were killed during the clashes.
Tevan Poghosian, who is a member of Armenian parliament since 2012 and served as the Washington representative of Karabakh between 1997-1999, assessed the developments about Karabakh.
Journalist Aykan Sever, who is in Yerevan, assessed Turkey's position in Karabakh clashes.
On the 4th day of intense clashes in Karabakh, an announcement concerning a “reciprocal ceasefire” came from Karabakh Ministry of Defence.
UN made a statement about the increasing clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia because of Karabakh question. UN urged both side to avoid actions that might intensify the tension.
It is hard to tell that the experts feel hopeful about the bilateral meeting that was held on December 19 in Swiss capital Bern.