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US News Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh: Agdam, ghost town taken over by Azerbaijan

19:00  28 november  2020
19:00  28 november  2020 Source:   france24.com

In Nor Maragha, the Armenians flee with cattle and crops

 In Nor Maragha, the Armenians flee with cattle and crops © Supplied by Le Point Pigs slaughtered in the Kalashnikov and bled are loaded in the back of a white van. Then it was the turn of the poultry to be taken out, legs tied, from the henhouses, by the Armenian civilians who fled before the arrival of the Azerbaijani forces. In the village of Nor Maragha - Kyzyl Kengerli for the Azerbaijanis - men are busy taking everything they can. A truck even loaded an entire house onto its trailer.

The Nagorno - Karabakh conflict is an ethnic and territorial conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed region of Nagorno - Karabakh , inhabited mostly by ethnic Armenians

Nagorno - Karabakh was an ethnic-majority Armenian region, but the Soviets gave control over the area to Azerbaijani authorities. Peace talks have taken place since then, mediated by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group - a body set up in 1992

Un soldat tente de sécuriser une zone près de la commune d'Agdam, ville fantôme reprise par l'Azerbaïdjan et surnommée le © Screenshot France 24 A soldier tries to secure an area near the commune of Agdam, a ghost town taken over by Azerbaijan and nicknamed the "Hiroshima of the Caucasus".

After the ceasefire in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Azerbaijan gradually regained possession of the lands lost to Armenia in the 1990s. Among them, the ghost town of Agdam, nicknamed the Hiroshima of the Caucasus ".

Two weeks after the end of hostilities in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Azerbaijan gradually regains possession of the lands lost to Armenia in the 1990s. One of them, the city of 'Agdam, nicknamed the "Hiroshima of the Caucasus", fell to the blows of the Azerbaijani army in 1993. Now back, the many exiles are rediscovering their former territories, and its boneless buildings.

Nagorno-Karabakh: France wants international supervision, fears Turkey's role

 Nagorno-Karabakh: France wants international supervision, fears Turkey's role ARMENIA-AZERBAIDJAN-FRANCE: Nagorno-Karabakh: France wants international supervision, fears Turkey's role © Reuters / Aziz Karimov HAUT-KARABAKH: FRANCE WANTS INTERNATIONAL SUPERVISION, FEARS TURKEY'S ROLE PARIS (Reuters) - France wants international supervision to put in place a ceasefire in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, fearing that the Russia and Turkey can strike a deal to exclude Western powers from future peace talks, the French presidency said Thursday.

Learn about the conflict over the border region claimed by both Armenia and Azerbaijan and see Recent Developments. The risk of military conflict is escalating in Nagorno - Karabakh , the border Nagorno - Karabakh has been a frozen conflict for more than a decade, but artillery shelling and

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said on Sunday he was confident of regaining control over the region. The separatist authorities in Nagorno - Karabakh said 18 people were killed - 16 of their troops Martial law is an emergency measure under which the military takes over the authority and

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But before it can resettle, the region must be secured. Like the other seven provinces taken over by Azerbaijan, the city of Agdam remains riddled with mines. are against which the authorities are organizing. "Up to now, we have neutralized around 4,500 anti-personnel mines, 2,500 anti-tank mines and 750 other types of bombs which had not yet exploded", explains to France 24, Idris Ismayilov, head of state -operational staff of Anama, the national mine action agency.

Authorities estimate that it will take "three to five years for people to return to live" in the field, but "fifteen years" will be needed to "remove every last mine" .

Yerevan: thousands of demonstrators protest against the government .
© Provided by Le Point Several thousand demonstrators gathered in the center of Yerevan on Sunday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pachinian, criticized for having accepted the cease-fire fire dedicating the victory of Azerbaijan after six weeks of war in Nagorno Karabakh. More than 10,000 people gathered during the afternoon, according to AFP reporters there, as protesters continued to flow, holding "Nikol the traitor" signs and chanting "Nikol" , go away".

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