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World Rebels in Nagorno-Karabakh announce the death of 26 more fighters

03:15  29 september  2020
03:15  29 september  2020 Source:   dw.com

Fears grow of war between Armenia and Azerbaijan as fighting continues for second day

  Fears grow of war between Armenia and Azerbaijan as fighting continues for second day Azerbaijan and Armenia are reporting more casualties as the violent flare-up between the two Caucus nations continued for a second day. © Provided by Washington Examiner On Monday, forces tied to the two countries reportedly exchanged rocket and artillery fire in the escalating battle that began on Sunday. The fighting is raising fears of a wider conflict in the region and the possibility that Turkey, which backs Azerbaijan and Russia (which has a mutual defense agreement with Armenia), could become involved.

Fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces in the Caucasus escalated on Monday, with fresh casualties reported in the disputed Officials in the separatist region of Nagorno - Karabakh said that 26 more of their troops were killed on Monday evening, bringing the rebels ' total military casualties to

Azerbaijan announces that 6 people were killed and 19 wounded in clashes in Nagorno - Karabakh Nagorny Karabakh Ministry of Defense published the names of 15 additional servicemen killed in Azerbaijani media report of the death of lieutenant-colonel Mehman Miraziz oglu Shirvanov, born in

Bei den Kämpfen in der Konfliktregion Berg-Karabach im Südkaukasus sind nach Angaben der von Armenien unterstützten Aufständischen 26 weitere Rebellenkämpfer getötet worden. © Handout According to the insurgents supported by Armenia, 26 more rebel fighters were killed in the fighting in the conflict region Nagorno-Karabakh in the South Caucasus.

According to the insurgents supported by Armenia, 26 further rebel fighters were killed in the fighting in the conflict region Nagorno-Karabakh in the South Caucasus. As the "Ministry of Defense" announced to the self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh regional government on Monday evening, the number of rebel fighters killed rose to 84.

The two former Soviet republics of Armenia and Azerbaijan have been fighting for decades over the predominantly Armenian-inhabited Nagorno-Karabakh region. On Sunday the conflict flared up again after years of relative calm. Azerbaijan's army and pro-Armenian rebels who control Nagorno-Karabakh also fought fierce on Monday.

Nagorno-Karabakh. Putin, Macron and Trump together call for an immediate ceasefire

 Nagorno-Karabakh. Putin, Macron and Trump together call for an immediate ceasefire © AFP A man showing the remains of a missile found during the fighting (photo illustration) France, Russia and the United States have signed a joint statement Thursday to demand an end to the fighting which has recently resumed in Nagorno-Karabakh, territory that Armenia and Azerbaijan have been fighting for several years.

Officials in Nagorno - Karabakh said 15 more military personnel had been killed in the ongoing fighting , bringing the total to more than 30. It came after Arayik Harutyunyan, leader of the breakaway region, said on Sunday that his forces had lost some positions to Azerbaijan’s army amid renewed

Nagorno - Karabakh : Armenia-Azerbaijan fighting rages in disputed region. Published. 8 minutes ago. media captionTanks ablaze as fighting erupts Azerbaijan said 26 civilians had been injured in heavy Armenian shelling. It earlier reported at least five deaths . Both Armenia and Azerbaijan have already

On Monday evening, Azerbaijani soldiers launched a new "major offensive" in the southern and northeastern areas of the front line, a spokesman for the Armenian Defense Ministry said in Yerevan.

According to official information, a total of 95 people have been killed in the fighting so far, including eleven civilians. But the number of victims could be much higher. For example, the government in Azerbaijan claimed to have killed hundreds of pro-Armenian fighters. The pro-Armenian rebels denied the information.

Nagorno-Karabakh declared its independence in the 1990s, but was not recognized by any country and is still considered part of Azerbaijan internationally. Now it is feared that the conflict could develop into an open war again - also due to the threat of outside interference.

Turkey has assisted Azerbaijan in modernizing its army in recent years. After the fighting began, Ankara immediately assured the government in Baku of full support. According to the Nagorno-Karabakh regional government, Ankara also actively intervened in the fighting.

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Armenia's Prime Minister Accuses Turkey of 'Reinstating the Ottoman Empire' in Sending Mercenaries to Nagorno Karabakh .
The revival of the 30-year conflict threatens to engulf Armenia and Azerbaijan in all-out warIn fact, the battle already threatens to bleed beyond the mountainous 1700-square mile enclave in the South Caucasus to engulf Azerbaijan and Armenia in all-out war, and risks provoking an even wider conflagration. In an interview with TIME, Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan doubled down on accusations that its bitter rival Turkey is already intervening militarily on behalf of Azerbaijan, claiming President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is vying to extend his influence in the region.

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