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USA: Armenians protest in LA against Azerbaijani attacks on Artsakh02:27

USA: Armenians protest in LA against Azerbaijani attacks on Artsakh

United States, Los Angeles
April 9, 2016 at 22:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

Around 1,000 Armenians protested in front of the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in central Los Angeles, Friday, demanding self-determination for the disputed region, also known as Nagorno-Karabakh.

Protesters also aimed to raise awareness of Azerbaijan's recent attacks against the territory, located between Armenian and Azerbaijan. Both countries accuse each other of breaking a previously-held ceasefire, with Armenia having lost 44 soldiers while 36 Artsakh Republic soldiers have been killed and more than 122 wounded.

The Artsakh Republic or Nagorno-Karabakh is an independent territory whose sovereignty has been disputed by Armenia and Azerbaijan since 1988. A ceasefire was implemented in 1994.

USA: Armenians protest in LA against Azerbaijani attacks on Artsakh02:27
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Around 1,000 Armenians protested in front of the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in central Los Angeles, Friday, demanding self-determination for the disputed region, also known as Nagorno-Karabakh.

Protesters also aimed to raise awareness of Azerbaijan's recent attacks against the territory, located between Armenian and Azerbaijan. Both countries accuse each other of breaking a previously-held ceasefire, with Armenia having lost 44 soldiers while 36 Artsakh Republic soldiers have been killed and more than 122 wounded.

The Artsakh Republic or Nagorno-Karabakh is an independent territory whose sovereignty has been disputed by Armenia and Azerbaijan since 1988. A ceasefire was implemented in 1994.

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