Conflict begun on Sunday, July 12th and continues.
Could possibly lead into a Proxy War between Russia (Armenia) and Turkey (Azerbaijan).
Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh as Armenia & Azerbaijan exchange fire – EU Today – posted 07/14/20
“The two neighbours in the South Caucasus have been locked in a frozen conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, a region of Azerbaijan that has been under the control of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia since a war there ended in 1994. International efforts to settle the conflict have stalled”
Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict Escalates With Intense Border Confrontation – Jamestown – posted 07/14/20
“Multiple states and international organizations have called on the two warring sides to exercise restraint and observe the ceasefire regime established in 1994 with Russia’s mediation. In its statement, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed “serious” concern about the recent developments and underscored the “the inadmissibility of a further escalation of the conflict, which poses a threat to the security of the region” (Mfa.ru, July 13).
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and many high-ranking officials in Ankara declared strong support to Azerbaijan and condemned Armenia’s aggression. In particular, the foreign ministry statement pointed out that “Armenia’s recent attacks sought to draw the attention of the international community to other places than the illegally occupied Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding regions [in order] to add new dimensions to the conflict” (Anadolu Agency, July 14).”
Tensions on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Both sides report losses – TASS – posted 07/14/20
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