• Sun. Oct 25th, 2020

Nagorno-Karabakh says 16 servicemen killed, better than 100 wounded in Azeri clashes

Nagorno-Karabakh says 16 servicemen killed, better than 100 wounded in Azeri clashes

YEREVAN (Reuters) – The breakaway say of Nagorno-Karabakh in the South Caucasus said on Sunday 16 of its servicemen had been killed and better than 100 wounded in clashes with Azeri forces.

Azerbaijan reported that 19 civilians had been wounded in the clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway say which is inside of Azerbaijan however is bustle by ethnic Armenians.

The long-working battle worries Western and regional countries in portion as a result of it will in all probability possibly well maybe furthermore trigger instability in the South Caucasus, which serves as a hall for pipelines transporting oil and fuel to world markets.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan known as on the international neighborhood to make positive Turkey, which historically supports Azerbaijan, does no longer enjoy itself in the battle.

Turkey sharply criticised Armenia over the original clashes, saying Yerevan used to be an obstacle to peace and vowing to