At the same time, foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said “concrete formats” of assistance to Armenia would be discussed. Armenia has denied carrying out attacks on civilians and on Wednesday defence ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan said the latest claim was “groundless and false”.

*/. Moscow’s defence pact with Armenia does not however extend to Nagorno-Karabakh, and Russia said on Saturday that “necessary” help would only be provided if the fighting reaches Armenian territory.

Three truces have failed to halt the fighting, the most recent brokered in Washington, DC last Sunday by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Azerbaijan, which does not disclose its military casualties, updated its civilian death toll to 91. (Reporting by Nailia Bagirova in Baku and Nvard Hovhannisyan in Yerevan; Additional reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin in Moscow; Writing by Robin Paxton; Editing by Frances Kerry), Russia pledges help to Yerevan if fighting reaches Armenia, The Biggest Celebs Funding Trump's Campaign, Armenia asks Moscow for help amid Nagorno-Karabakh fighting, No fresh ceasefire commitment from Karabakh warring sides, Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to defuse Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Vision Loss Lawsuit Eligibility - Find Lawyer, The Gravedigger Who Fears Digging His Own Son’s Grave in Nagorno-Karabakh, England to enter new lockdown; UK virus cases pass 1 million, 'A global conspiracy against God and humanity': Controversial Catholic archbishop pushes QAnon themes in letter to Trump, Simple Trick To Repair Your Car Scratch & Dent, Springsteen lends his voice, and a song, to a Biden ad, Biden Team Cancels Texas Event After Highway ‘Ambush’ by MAGA Cavalry, At End of Bitter Campaign, Joe Biden Anguishes Over 'My Only Surviving Son', United States: Knee Surgeons Losing It Over These Knee Sleeves, How QAnon is undermining the real global fight against human trafficking, Who is voting? The latest attacks came despite a US-brokered truce agreed at the weekend, the third ceasefire attempt in a row to collapse just minutes after it took effect. Armenia submitted to “Israel” so as to pave the way for their influential lobbyists partnering with one another as they assemble a united anti-Turkish front, but it comes off as desperate and definitely isn’t “anti-Zionist”.

About 30,000 people were killed in a 1991-94 war in the region. While Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev yesterday exuded confidence about regaining control over the region, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan cautioned: “We are on the brink of a full-scale war in the South Caucasus.”. Biden and Trump in battleground blitz: US elections live news, Al Jazeera Centre for Public Liberties & Human Rights.

The authorities in Armenia are saying this use is illegal,” he said.

About 30,000 people were killed in a 1991-94 war in the region.

This weekend’s resumption of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh has led to an explosion of fake news narratives about the conflict, hence the reason for writing this piece in order to debunk the top five ones that have since proliferated across the Alt-Media Community.

Estimates suggest 95 per cent population of the Nagorno-Karabakh is ethnically Armenian. The disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region in the South Caucasus is at the heart of a decades-long armed standoff between neighbours Armenia and Azerbaijan, which has reignited in recent days.

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Both sides blamed each other for … Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region, the predominantly ethnic Armenian territory, was merged with the Soviet Socialist Republic of Azerbaijan by the Soviet authorities in 1921. Security-driven states often wrongly see a conflict between state security and individual freedoms. Ltd. (www.compunode.com).Designed for Dawn. Both Armenia and Azerbaijan are determined to claim Nagorno-Karabakh as their own.

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Russia has estimated as many as 5,000 deaths on both sides in the conflict.

Nagorno-Karabakh is back in the news after this weekend’s resumption of hostilities.

What’s the deal with the Hunter Biden email controversy? Its security guarantees are therefore limited only to protecting internationally recognized Armenian territory from foreign aggression, not intervening in Nagorno-Karabakh. Turkey, however, denies the charge and refuses to recognise World War I killings of Armenians as genocide. As the Soviet Union began dissolving in 1991, the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region officially declared independence. Karabakh’s rights ombudsman Artak Beglaryan said there were “heavy casualties” in the attacks. The Nagorno-Karabakh Emergency and Rescue Service said the central market in Stepanakert, the enclave’s largest city, had come under fire and that large parts of it had been burned. The ministry said Armenia has been transporting white phosphorous into the area, added Abdul-Hamid.

Armenia and Azerbaijan have again accused each other of bombing residential areas in defiance of a pact to avoid the deliberate targeting of civilians in and around the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. However, the region is controlled by ethnic Armenians.

Its government said Azerbaijan had hit the Karabakh town of Shusha with rockets on Wednesday, killing one civilian, and a maternity hospital in the region’s main city Stepanakert.

But This Time, It's Different. The renewed tensions between the two former Soviet republics have alerted the global community, which is now urging both sides to halt the fighting. Early vote only offers clues, Editorial: NA sessions have been reduced to shouting matches with no regard for the sanctity of the house, Kamala Harris would break barriers as a high-profile vice president, Saudi man arrested in Jeddah after attacking French consulate guard with a 'sharp tool'. Shameless Armenia has resorted to killing unarmed civilians.

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Speaking from Yerevan, Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands said videos released by Nagorno-Karabakh authorities and by Armenian ministry of foreign affairs showed starbursts over hills, which “we are told is white phosphorus being used by the Azerbaijani military”. Just like any other conflict in the world, the tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan are also being exploited by other countries for their own benefits. Russia also has a security alliance with Armenia.

Since no permanent peace agreement between the two sides has been reached as yet, thus the dispute remains one of post-Soviet’s "frozen conflicts". After all, Armenia recently opened an embassy there despite previously promising not to ever do so unless “Israel” recognized the events that Armenia and a few dozen other countries across the world including Russia regard as the “Armenian Genocide”. Shelling reported by both sides within hours of the latest agreement to defuse conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. Shelling was reported by both sides on Saturday within hours of the latest agreement to defuse the conflict, reached after talks in Geneva between the two countries’ foreign ministers and envoys from France, Russia and the United States. Augusto Pinochet and Ziaul Haq set into motion processes that have deeply polarised society.

More than 1,000 fighters from the Nagorno-Karabakh army have been killed. Turkey is also close strategic partners with Russia nowadays despite occasional differences of approach to some regional issues such as Syria and Libya. However, ethnic Armenians who form the majority of the population in Nagorno-Karabakh, reject Azerbaijani rule. Shushan Stepanyan, a spokeswoman for the Armenian defence ministry, also said several civilians had been wounded in attacks on the strategic city of Shushi, 15km (9 miles) south of Stepanakert. In the last month, both sides involved in the conflict have exchanged artillery and rocket fire. Taking into account the author’s debunking of the top five fake news narratives about Nagorno-Karabakh, it’s clear that an intense infowar is being waged by Armenia’s supporters to denigrate Azerbaijan in the eyes of the Alt-Media Community. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan formally asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to begin “urgent” consultations on providing security amid a conflict with Azerbaijan, the foreign ministry said on Saturday. Turkey, which wants to play a key role in the Caucasus’ affairs, has extended its support to oil-rich and Turkic-speaking country, Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan army takes control of Akcakendi and Zangilan city, Azerbaijan’s TAP gas project to compete with Russia’s Gazprom in Europe, Azerbaijan says Armenia is planning to attack oil & gas pipelines.