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Canada Trudeau talks Nagorno-Karabakh war with Armenian, Turkish leaders, calls for dialogue

02:11  17 october  2020
02:11  17 october  2020 Source:   cbc.ca

Half of the population of Karabakh displaced by the fighting

 Half of the population of Karabakh displaced by the fighting © Provided by Le Point Half of the population of Nagorno Karabakh was displaced by the hostilities between this separatist territory populated by Armenians and Azerbaijan , have Authorities said on Wednesday, a conflict in which fears for civilians are growing. "About 50% of the population has been displaced, including 90% of women and children," told AFP Artak Belgarian, the mediator of the self-proclaimed republic who is in charge of rights issues. civilians.

On Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has planned calls with Armenia 's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Turkey ’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as the Azerbaijan- Armenia conflict continues.

Meanwhile, the leaders of Russia and Turkey urged an end to the fighting. Nagorno - Karabakh is internationally recognised as part of Azerbaijan, but the " Armenia is trying to attack and take control of our pipelines," he said in an interview with Turkish broadcaster Haberturk. "If Armenia tries to take

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Justin Trudeau are posing for a picture: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the G-20 summit in Antalya, Turkey, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015. Canada is calling on Turkey to stay away from the armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. © Lefteris Pitarakis/Associated Press Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the G-20 summit in Antalya, Turkey, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015. Canada is calling on Turkey to stay away from the armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today he spoke with his Armenian counterpart Nikol Pashinyan this morning to express Canada's concerns about the war in Nagorno-Karabakh between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces that has raged on for weeks.

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The 2020 Nagorno - Karabakh conflict is an ongoing armed conflict between Azerbaijan and the self-proclaimed Republic of Artsakh, supported by Armenia , in the disputed Nagorno - Karabakh region.

Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan continues to hold phone talks with his foreign counterparts. The government’s press service reports that today the Prime Minister held phone talks with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau .

Speaking at a press conference in Ottawa, Trudeau said he told Pashinyan that "Canada will continue to work extremely hard with our allies to put an end to the violence.

"I encourage all sides to engage in dialogue to find a peaceful resolution to the conflict."

A readout of the phone call released by the Armenian side said Pashinyan talked to Trudeau about what he called Turkey's "destructive involvement in hostilities and the unacceptable aspiration to impose its influence in the South Caucasus." Pashinyan also thanked Trudeau for suspending the export of military goods to Turkey.

Armenian authorities have accused Turkey of sending arms — including F-16 fighter jets and combat drones, military advisers and Syrian jihadist mercenaries — to Azerbaijan to fight against Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh. Turkey and Azerbaijan deny these claims.

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Nagorno - Karabakh is officially part of Azerbaijan but governed by separatist ethnic Armenians . "We also call on the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to immediately commit themselves to resume But Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rubbished the efforts, saying a ceasefire was only

Two weeks ago, the Trudeau government suspended the export of sophisticated Canadian drone technology to Turkey while Ottawa investigates claims that it is being used by the Azerbaijani military against Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Canada has also called on Turkey to stay out of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. Trudeau said he would discuss the suspended export permits with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan later in the day.

Turkey offended by freeze on drone tech exports

"I will express how important it is for Canada and for our allies around the world that there be a de-escalation of the violence in the region, and impress upon Turkey how important it is to encourage people to get back to the [negotiating] table and not continue to participate in the violent conflict ongoing right now," Trudeau said.

A readout of the call between Trudeau and Erdogan released by the office of the Turkish president said "it is against the [NATO] alliance spirit for Canada to suspend the export of some military products to Turkey."

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Moscow talks raise hope of Nagorno - Karabakh truce. Armenia and Azerbaijan hold their first direct talks Video caption: Nagorno - Karabakh conflict: Stepanakert struck by missileNagorno-Karabakh conflict Ros Atkins explains why despite calls for a ceasefire, fighting over the disputed region of

Nagorno - Karabakh : Fighting mood grips Armenians . Nagorno - Karabakh : BBC visits Azerbaijan's On Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Armenia to immediately end its On Sunday, Russia's foreign minister held urgent talks with his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts

Erdogan told Trudeau that the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict has escalated as a result of Armenian attacks.

"The fact that Nagorno-Karabakh has been under Armenia's occupation for almost 30 years is the root cause of the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict," Erdogan said.

Azerbaijan is conducting its "counter-operation" within its internationally-recognized borders and on its own territory, Erdogan added.

Canada and its NATO and European allies are increasingly worried about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which has the potential to draw the rest of the North Atlantic alliance into a military confrontation with Russia.

Speaking to reporters from the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius at the conclusion of his week-long European tour, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne echoed Trudeau's comments.

"When it comes to Nagorno-Karabakh, we want all external parties to stay out of this conflict," Champagne said.

Thousands of Armenians gathered to demand "recognition" of the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh .
© Provided by Le Point "Artsakh is ours", thousands of Armenians - between 15 and 20,000 depending on the organizers, 4,200 according to the police - demanded Sunday at Paris the "recognition" by France and the international community of the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh, scene of violent fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces.

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