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Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijani Defence Ministry footage purports to shows clashes in disputed region 01:14

Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijani Defence Ministry footage purports to shows clashes in disputed region

Disputed Territory, Nagorno-Karabakh
September 28, 2020 at 14:26 GMT +00:00 · Published

As fighting between Armenian and Azeri forces continued on Monday over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, the Azeri Defence Ministry published footage it says shows military action in the territory. Ruptly could not independently verify the video.

The disputed region’s authorities said they had lost 28 soldiers in the clashes on Monday. The president of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Arayik Harutyunyan, earlier also said that Turkey was involved in the conflict. Azerbaijan has denounced the allegations.

Both Yerevan and Baku accuse each other of the escalation of tension in the ethnic Armenian-populated landlocked enclave within Azerbaijan.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday expressed support to Azeri authorities and blamed Yerevan for the conflict.

Russia and the United States have both called for a ceasefire and an immediate halt to hostilities.

Leaders of France, Austria, Germany, and other European countries also called for a suspension of military operations and negotiations.

Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijani Defence Ministry footage purports to shows clashes in disputed region 01:14
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As fighting between Armenian and Azeri forces continued on Monday over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, the Azeri Defence Ministry published footage it says shows military action in the territory. Ruptly could not independently verify the video.

The disputed region’s authorities said they had lost 28 soldiers in the clashes on Monday. The president of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Arayik Harutyunyan, earlier also said that Turkey was involved in the conflict. Azerbaijan has denounced the allegations.

Both Yerevan and Baku accuse each other of the escalation of tension in the ethnic Armenian-populated landlocked enclave within Azerbaijan.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday expressed support to Azeri authorities and blamed Yerevan for the conflict.

Russia and the United States have both called for a ceasefire and an immediate halt to hostilities.

Leaders of France, Austria, Germany, and other European countries also called for a suspension of military operations and negotiations.

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