Conflict Between Armenia and Azerbaijan Rises

Protests continue as the Armenian and Azerbaijani forces have been at war due to Azerbaijani accusing Armenia of targeting the countries cities that are past the war zone. Dozens of people have been killed and hundreds of others have been wounded in result of the war.

Armenian natives protest the war with peaceful signs and all wearing masks.

Azerbaijani President Aliyev stated that the only way to end the conflict will require Armenia’s withdrawal from Nagorno-Karabakh, a middle ground between the two countries. Turkey’s foreign ministry condemned the attacks on Armenia arguing that the country has no regard for the law.

Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh on outline map
Nagorno Karabakh is the middle ground that Armenia and Azerbaijan are feuding over.

Violence in Numbers:

  • Nagorno Karabakh
    • 200 servicemen have been killed, 18 civilians have been killed, and 90 civilians have been wounded.
  • Azerbaijan
    • 24 civilians have been killed and 111 civilians have been injured.

Turkey has publicly defended Azerbaijan calling Armenia a threat to peace. Russia has relations to both Armenia and Azerbaijan by selling military equipment to both countries in the past.

It seems that this tragic conflict is far from over at this point. For more information on government relations and current events, visit CIMA Law Group and CIMA Law Group Blog.

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