Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan in nameless hills of Gazakh region, Ashagi Seyidahmadli, Ashagi Abdurrahmanli villages of Fuzuli region, Yusifjanli, Shikhlar villages of Aghdam region, Mehdili village of Jabrayil region and nameless hills of Khojavend regions on April 30 and on the night of May 1.
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has voiced accusations against Turkey at the Eastern partnership summit, launched in Prague on 24 April.
US President Barack Obama who is visiting Japan has made a statement on the 99th anniversary of 1915 events in the Ottoman Empire, 1news.az reports with reference to TRT TV channel.
Many reputable sources account to 1.5 – 1.6 million of Armenian population within Ottoman Empire before WW1. Only the number provided by the Armenian Istanbul Patriarchate in 1912 is way above these general numbers, being around 2 million.
By the end of WWI, Eastern Anatolia, where the Muslims and Armenians had lived together for a thousand years, was in ruins and the population had been decimated. After more than 90 years, the debate on the events of 1915 still continues in the public sphere, including the Stanford campus.