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Below you will find mainly press services directly linked to EuFoA. If you are reporting about Armenia, the South Caucasus or the European Neighbourhood Policy / the Eastern Partnership, we can help. Please feel free to contact us.
EuFoA Press Releases
Yesterday, a Nagorno-Karabakh helicopter went down in flames, killing all three crewmembers, after Azerbaijani forces claimed it was violating their airspace and shot it.Azerbaijan has awarded the servicemen who downed the helicopter with a third degree medal for "distinguished military service."Published on Thursday 13 November 2014
On 15 October 2014, the European Parliament Nagorno-Karabakh Group was presented with the assistance of European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA), aiming to support civil society and democratic governance, as well as European values within Nagorno-Karabakh. Following the French and Lithuanian parliaments that have already established similar groups, members of the European Parliament are creating the first international group, spanning over national borders.Published on Thursday 16 October 2014
European Parliament: No further relations with Azerbaijan and sanctions unless European human rights standards are metOn Thursday, 18 September, the European Parliament adopted a motion on the persecution of human rights defenders in Azerbaijan.
Many points of the motion are directly relevant to Armenia, as well as to the imprisonment of Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus earlier this year in July and partly because of dubious charges of spying for Armenia, causing international outcry.Published on Thursday 18 September 2014
EuFoA in the Media
What role does EuFoA play in Brussels? How does it work towards deepening European-Armenian relations? What relationships does our NGO have with Azerbaijani and other Armenian organisations? Our director, Eduardo Lorenzo Ochoa, describes EuFoA's missions and functioning in an interview with the monthly French magazine France-Arménie.Published on Tuesday 23 September 2014
Following this summer's escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh, our director, Eduardo Lorenzo Ochoa, analyses the current situation in the region and the obstacles standing on the way to the resolution of the conflict in an article published by the review New Eastern Europe.Published on Monday 8 September 2014
What should be the nature of a new Association Agreement between Armenia and the European Union? What are the future relations between the Union, Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh going to be like? Our Director, Eduardo Lorenzo Ochoa, provided answers to these questions through an interview with the Armenian online newspaper Tert.am.Published on Thursday 31 July 2014