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Turkey: Aliyev accuses Armenia chemical weapon use during Nagorno-Karabakh conflict02:26

Turkey: Aliyev accuses Armenia chemical weapon use during Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Turkey, Istanbul
May 23, 2016 at 06:46 GMT +00:00 · Published

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev accused Armenia of using “prohibited chemical weapons against civilians, particularly white phosphorus bombs,” in the recent Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, during his address to the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Monday.

The Azerbaijani president went on saying that "Armenia ignores four United Nations Security Council resolutions demanding immediate and unconditional withdrawn of Armenian troops from the territory of Azerbaijan. Nagorno-Karabakh and seven other districts of Azerbaijan are occupied."

The long-held ceasefire operating in Nagorno-Karabakh since 1994 was violated on April 1 with Armenia and Azerbaijan each blaming the other for the resumption of hostilities. Shuttle diplomacy by both Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev and Foreign Minister Lavrov has helped lead to a cessation of hostilities.

Turkey: Aliyev accuses Armenia chemical weapon use during Nagorno-Karabakh conflict02:26
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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev accused Armenia of using “prohibited chemical weapons against civilians, particularly white phosphorus bombs,” in the recent Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, during his address to the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Monday.

The Azerbaijani president went on saying that "Armenia ignores four United Nations Security Council resolutions demanding immediate and unconditional withdrawn of Armenian troops from the territory of Azerbaijan. Nagorno-Karabakh and seven other districts of Azerbaijan are occupied."

The long-held ceasefire operating in Nagorno-Karabakh since 1994 was violated on April 1 with Armenia and Azerbaijan each blaming the other for the resumption of hostilities. Shuttle diplomacy by both Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev and Foreign Minister Lavrov has helped lead to a cessation of hostilities.

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