The European Union Special Representative (EUSR) for the South Caucasus, Ambassador Herbert Salber has started a visit to the region, during which he is scheduled to meet the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan as part of the European Union's efforts to strengthen relations with the two countries and contribute to the peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
EUSR Salber will be in Armenia at the end of this week, where he is expected to meet with president Serzh Sargsyan. Next week EUSR Salber will be in Baku where he is expected to meet president Ilham Aliev.
photo: EUSR Herbert Salber (archive picture)
A new Ukrainian Orthodox Church, independent from Moscow, has been agreed at a special Unification Council in Kiev. The head of the new Church will be Metropolitan Epiphany of Pereyaslav and Belotserkovsk
Hopes for a breakthrough in discussions on the settlement of the Karabakh conflict have increased since president Aliyev and prime minister Pashinyan had an informal discussion on Karabakh on the margins of the summit of the CIS states in Dushambe in September 2018