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Russia Sends Peacekeepers to Nagorno-Karabakh Amid Deadly Dispute

MOSCOW – The Russian government has sent at least 2,000 peacekeepers to Nagorno-Karabakh as the long dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia has resulted in the displacement and death of thousands. On Tuesday, The Daily Guardian reported that Russian peacekeepers had left after Russia negotiated a deal that sparked protests in …

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Heavy Shelling Hits Nagorno-Karabakh’s Largest City: Report

Heavy shelling hits Nagorno-Karabakh's largest city: report

BAKU – The largest city in Nagorno-Karabakh suffers heavy shelling on Thursday, according to the sources working there, the non-profit organization known as Reporters Without Borders (RSF), calls for the safe evacuation of civilians, whom they believe are entrapped. Writing on Twitter, Reporters Without Borders called on the United Nations, …

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NATO is Not Part of Conflict In Nagorno-Karabakh: Stoltenberg

NATO is not part of conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, says Stoltenberg

BRUSSELS – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is not part of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. “I reminded the [Armenian] president that NATO is not part of this conflict. Armenia and Azerbaijan have been valued NATO partners for over 25 years,” said Jens Stoltenberg at …

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Uzbekistan Supports Azerbaijan’s Position in Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Ambassador

Uzbekistan supports Azerbaijan's position in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

BAKOU, Azerbaijan – Uzbekistan supports Azerbaijan’s position on the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, said Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan in Azerbaijan Bahrom Ashrafkhanov, Trend reported. He remarked during a meeting with the president of the Milli Mejlis (parliament) of Azerbaijan Sahiba Gafarova. The diplomat referred to …

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Armenia is Now a Global Issue: Turkish Parliament Speaker

Armenia is now a global issue says Turkish Speaker

ANKARA – The Turkish parliament speaker, Mustafa Sentop, on Sunday criticized attacks violating Armenia’s truce against Azerbaijani settlements. “These attacks are a war crime because they directly target civilians,” Mustafa Sentop said on Twitter, calling for a trial. “Armenia is now a global problem,” Sentop said. An Armenian missile attack …

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Armenia And Azerbaijan to Attend Nagorno-Karabakh Talks in Moscow

Armenia and Azerbaijan to attend Nagorno-Karabakh talks in Moscow

MOSCOW – Russia said Azerbaijan and Armenia agreed to meet in Moscow on Friday for talks on ending the fight over Nagorno-Karabakh after Russian President Vladimir Putin called for peace talks. “Baku and Yerevan have confirmed their participation for the consultations in Moscow,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told …

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Azerbaijan, Armenia Attacking Cities Far Beyond the Conflict Zone

Azerbaijan, Armenia attacking cities far beyond conflict zone

BAKU, Azerbaijan – Fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces continued over Nagorno-Karabakh, with Azerbaijan accusing Armenia of targeting their towns which lie well beyond the conflict zone. Hikmet Hajiyev, the assistant to Azerbaijani President Ilkham Aliyev, said on Sunday that Armenia had targeted the big cities of Ganja and Mingachevir …

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Putin, Macron Discuss Upper Karabakh Conflict By Phone

Putin, Macron discuss Upper Karabakh conflict by phone

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by telephone on Wednesday with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on the situation in the occupied region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Putin and Macron have expressed concern over growing tensions in the region, the Kremlin said in a written statement. The statement added that the …

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Azerbaijan, Armenia Clashes Kill 39

Azerbaijan, Armenia Clashes Kill 39

BAKU, Azerbaijan – At least 39 people have been killed in deadly clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan, neighbours of the South Caucasus, as the latest violence in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh prompted international calls to end the fighting. The Karabakh Defense Ministry said on Monday that 15 of its …

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