Alternative to Karabakh Agreement Is War: Russian PresidentRussian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that those trying to slow down the implementation of Moscow-brokered truce agreement between Azerbaijan and Armenia on Nagorno-Karabakh region, emphasizing that the alternative to this deal is war, Sputnik reported.
West Plotting to Disrupt Karabakh Ceasefire: RussiaDirector of Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) accused number of Western countries of trying to reignite armed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh, following a Moscow-brokered ceasefire agreement that ended weeks of fighting between Baku and Yerevan over the disputed region.
US Sanctions on Lebanese Officials Meant to Cause Chaos: Hezbollah leaderLeader of Hezbollah resistance movement condemned US sanctions against Lebanese officials, including Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, saying the Washington is seeking to cause political chaos in the country and remove the resistance force in the region. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah stressed the plan was doomed to fail.
Armenia Agrees to Withdraw Forces from Occupied KarabakhArmenia and Azerbaijan has signed a Russia-brokered deal to end its conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. According to the agreement, Yerevan is committed to withdraw all its forces from the occupied territories in a move that has outraged Armenians who consider it as “concession of defeat”.
Turkish foreign blamed French President over meddling in foreign-backed conflicts in Libya and Syria as well as Ankara’s dispute with Greece over sea boundaries in the Eastern Mediterranean, calling Emmanuel Macron "hysterical”.
Alwaght- Yemeni sources report heavy fighting in Abyan province (East of Aden) between Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s forces and forces affiliated with the Southern Transitional Council (STC), which has been described as the deadliest conflict since the Riyadh agreement was signed last November.
Alwaght- Last week, the third round of strategic talks between Qatar and the United States was held in Washington. According to the Turkish Anatolia News Agency, one of the most important results of this round of comprehensive talks, which began on September 14 with the participation of high-level delegations of the two sides, including the foreign and economy ministers, was to reach an agreement worth up to $ 26 billion regarding the sales of arms.
Canada suspended sales of drone optics to Turkey over fears they could be used in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Ankara responded by recalling Ottawa’s arms exports to states involved in bloody aggression on Yemeni.
Alwaght- As the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan has increased over the Nagorno-Karabakh issue, rumors and discussions about the transfer of terrorists in Syria to the disputed region have increased in recent days.
Alwaght- On October 9, 2020, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Federal Government of Iraq agreed on the administration of the city of Sinjar. Representatives of the two sides agreed to end the presence of PKK (The Kurdistan Workers’ Party-Kurdish militant and political organization) and other armed groups in and around Sinjar at a meeting attended by Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG). The two sides also agreed to restore stability and normalize the situation in the city. Also at the meeting, al-Kadhimi stressed the need to finalize an agreement on administrative and security issues in Sinjar, saying that this would facilitate and accelerate the return of displaced persons to Sinjar.