Another Armenian soldier was killed today on the Armenia-Azerbaijan line of contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone. The soldier, 19 year old Arayik Babayan was on Thursday (27 March) in the afternoon by fire from the opposite side. He is the second Armenian fatality on the front line this week
Mammadov has been part of Azerbaijan's ruling circle for a long time. He has headed the Foreign Relations Department of the Presidential Administration since 1997 and was appointed Assistant to the President for Foreign Affairs in 2017. He was also the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration.
Demonstrations and street protests in Armenia gathered momentum on Friday (20 April) with protestors blocking traffic in large parts of the capital Yerevan, before gathering for an evening rally in the centre of the city, an event which observers say attracted up to 50,000 people.