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Armenians, Azerbaijan trade blame over breach of peace deal

Armenians, Azerbaijan trade blame over breach of peace deal

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Armenian officials and Azerbaijan have accused each other of breaching a peace deal that ended six weeks of fierce fighting over Nagorno-KarabakhBy AVET DEMOURIAN Associated PressDecember 12, 2020, 8:53 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleYEREVAN, Armenia -- Armenian officials and Azerbaijan on Saturday accused each other of breaching a peace deal that ended six weeks of fierce fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh, and Azerbaijan's leader threatened to crush Armenian forces with an “iron fist.”The new clashes mark the first significant breach of the peace deal brokered by Russia on Nov. 10 that saw Azerbaijan reclaim control over broad swathes of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding lands which were held by Armenian forces for more than a quarter-century.Separatist offic
Displaced Armenians dig up graves of loved ones as they flee Nagorno-Karabakh

Displaced Armenians dig up graves of loved ones as they flee Nagorno-Karabakh

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Imagine how it feels to be given two days' notice to pack up your home.The desperate situation follows a war which has already claimed the lives of your children and sunk your nation into a bitter defeat. Now, the hastily drawn up peace demands that your house be handed to the victors and it seems you were the last to know. Image: Some Armenians would rather destroy their homes than have Azerbaijanis live in them This is what is happening to ethnic Armenians in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, over which there has been six weeks of fighting.On a windswept farm above the village of Nor Seysulan, we met a mother who screamed out her fury. Her sacrifice in this war seems pointless and painful. ...