25 June: An Armenian soldier was killed last night as a result of Azerbaijani fire in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone. Armenian media named the soldier as 19 year old Armen Avetisyan. In a separate incident yesterday a tractor hit a mine in the Martuni district of the conflict zone. Two people were injured and were hospitalised.
A raft of issues are complicating relations between long time allies Turkey and the United States. But both sides continue using diplomatic back-channels to get as many concessions as possible from each other without fatally harming bilateral relations, argues Benyamin Poghosyan in this op-ed