Heavy fighting erupted in the south Caucasus yesterday. Armenian and Azeri forces are battling over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh in a conflict that has been swelling for decades.
Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to resume a dialogue to end fighting over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The presidents of the two countries held talks with US, Russian and French mediators.
Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region has resumed. Caucasus expert Uwe Halbach dates the territorial conflict back to the Soviet Union era.
The recently agreed ceasefire can't hide the fact that the raging conflict between Azerbaijan and Karabakh-Armenian separatists could herald a proxy war, according to Christian F. Trippe.
Russia is taking the lead in mediating between Azerbaijan and Armenia over a flare-up of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh. There are worries that the explosive conflict could spiral out of control.
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