Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday sought to end fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan after border clashes killed at least 49 Armenian soldiers and raised fears of another fully-fledged war in the former Soviet Union.
Officials of Qatar Chamber and the Small and Medium Business (SMB) Development Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan held a meeting in Doha to review ways of establishing a joint business council.
Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Qatar Rashad Ismayilov stressed the strength of the bilateral relations between Qatar and his country, as well as the endeavours and continuous efforts of the two friendly countries to strengthen and consolidate these relations in all fields.
Three Armenian troops died in border clashes with Azerbaijani forces on Wednesday, Yerevan said, in the deadliest military incident between the arch-foes since their war last year over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Qatar participated in the Mid-Term Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), which took place via video conference in Azerbaijan on July 13-14.
The Embassy of Azerbaijan recently donated 70 titles in English and Arabic to Qatar National Library (QNL). The books aim to deepen public knowledge surrounding the rich history and culture of Azerbaijan.
Dressed in impeccable camouflage fatigues with Kalashnikovs slung over their shoulders, Russian peacekeepers stand guard along the last road linking Armenia with the restive region of Nagorno-Karabakh
An opposition leader in Armenia has been arrested and accused of preparing to kill the prime minister, his lawyer said, adding to the political turmoil created by a controversial peace deal with neighbouring Azerbaijan.
Thousands of Armenian demonstrators, chanting "Nikol is a traitor", demanded Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan resign on Wednesday over a ceasefire that secured territorial advances for Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh after six weeks of fighting.
Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed on a deal with Russia to end weeks of fierce clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday, after a string of Azerbaijani victories in its fight to retake the disputed region
Azeris celebrated on the streets of Baku after President Ilham Aliyev said on Sunday his country's forces had taken Shusha, the second-largest city in the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave, but Armenian officials denied the city had been captured.