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How the Armenian Genocide’s Legacy Explains a Conflict on Pause

An Armenian soldier stands guard at fighting positions on the front line during a military conflict against Azerbaijan’s armed forces in Nagorno-Karabakh, October 20, 2020. (Stringer/Reuters) For far too long, the West has turned a blind eye to Turkey’s egregious behavior. For Armenians around the world, the recent one-sided peace deal to end the conflict…

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Armenian PM urges forming more volunteer units amid conflict

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia’s prime minister said Wednesday that Azerbaijan’s aggressive stance in the 25-day fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh leaves no room for diplomacy, and urged citizens to sign up as military volunteers to protect their country.In a live video address on Facebook, Nikol Pashinian said that all Armenians must “take up arms and defend…

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Armenian president to discuss Nagorno-Karabakh with EU, NATO

FILE PHOTO: Armenian President Armen Sarkissian votes during an early parliamentary election in Yerevan, Armenia December 9, 2018. REUTERS/Hayk Baghdasaryan/PhotolureYEREVAN (Reuters) – Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has left for Brussels to discuss the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with NATO and European Union officials, his office said on Wednesday.During the visit he will meet NATO Secretary General Jens…

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Armenian Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan: Armenian missile killed 13, wounded over 50

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Azerbaijan on Saturday accused Armenia of striking its second-largest city with a ballistic missile that killed at least 13 civilians and wounded 50 others in a new escalation of their conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.The Armenian Defense Ministry denied launching the strike, but the separatist authorities in Nagorno-Karabakh put out a statement listing…

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Armenian forces bomb Azerbaijan’s second city as fighting escalates

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Azerbaijan says Armenian forces shell second city of Ganja

YEREVAN/BAKU, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Azerbaijan said on Sunday that Armenian armed forces had shelled its second city of Ganja in a major new escalation of the conflict in the South Caucasus.Armenia denied that it fired towards Azerbaijan, but the leader of Nagorno-Karabakh, an ethnic Armenian enclave inside Azerbaijan, said his forces had destroyed a…