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Armenia accuses Turkey of expansionist ambitions in Nagorno-Karabakh

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mebrut Chabsogur told reporters that the ceasefire request was “reasonable,” but the international community should ask Armenia to withdraw from Azerbaijan’s territory.

“Unfortunately, no such call has been made,” he said.

Soldiers board a car in the suburbs of Askeran in Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenia lost part of Hadrut’s town to Azerbaijani troops this week, but the people of Nagorno-Karabakh continue to fight for autonomy over the disputed territory.credit:Getty Images

Influential Turkish politician Devretbacheri, who has a party in parliament in support of President Tayyip Erdogan’s AKP, secures Nagorno-Karabakh by “striking Armenia over and over again” in a more warlike tone. I told Azerbaijan to do it.

Azerbaijan has accused Armenia of “significantly violating a humanitarian ceasefire.” Defense ministry spokesman Vagif Dargiahly said Armenia was bombarding the territories of Goranboy and Agdam in Azerbaijan, and Tartar. He added that the Azerbaijani army did not violate the truce.

Armenian Defense Ministry spokesman Shushan Stepanyan denied the accusation. She said Azerbaijan resumed military operations “backed by vigorous artillery in the south, north, northeast, and east directions.”

Nagorno-Karabakh is located in Azerbaijan, but has been under Armenian-backed Armenian National Army since the end of the Separatist War in 1994.

Nagorno-Karabakh is located in Azerbaijan, but has been under Armenian-backed Armenian National Army since the end of the Separatist War in 1994. credit:AP

The battle that broke out on September 27

It is the worst since the war over Nagorno-Karabakh in 1991-94 killed about 30,000 people.

It is being watched carefully abroad as Russia and Turkey may be inhaled. Russia has a defense agreement with Armenia, and Turkey has an alliance with Azerbaijan.

Nagorno-Karabakh officials said 532 military personnel had been killed so far, an increase of seven from Monday.

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Azerbaijan reported 42 Azerbaijani deaths and 206 injuries. Military casualties have not been revealed.

The Minsk Group, a committee established by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe to support mediation in Nagorno-Karabakh, ceasefires Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders to prevent “catastrophic consequences for the region.” I asked you to do it.

The 11-member group is led by the United States, Russia and France. Turkey is also a member, but says it does not want to participate in the Nagorno-Karabakh negotiations, but is not involved.

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Martin Schuepp, Eurasian Regional Director of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), said his organization is trying to facilitate the delivery of detainees or corpses, but security conditions are hampering that effort.

The ICRC is calling for an additional CHF 9.2 million ($ 14 million) to fund humanitarian activities as tens of thousands of people may need help in the coming months.

A World Health Organization spokesman, Tarick Jasarevic, said at a UN briefing in Geneva that the conflict has also exacerbated the COVID-19 epidemic. According to Johns Hopkins University, Armenia has doubled the number of new cases to 57,566 in the last two weeks, killing 1032 and increasing 80% in Azerbaijan, for a total of 42,381 and 682 deaths.

Reuters

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Armenia accuses Turkey of expansionist ambitions in Nagorno-Karabakh

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