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Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of firing across border at its forces

Ties between the two countries remain strained after Azeri troops last year drove ethnic Armenians out of territory they had controlled since the 1990s in and around the Nagorno-Karabakh region

Reuters , Wednesday 26 May 2021
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FILE PHOTO: An ethnic Armenian soldier looks through binoculars as he stands at fighting positions near the village of Taghavard in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, January 11, 2021. REUTERS
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Azerbaijan on Wednesday accused Armenian forces of firing at its troops across the two countries' international border on May 24-26.

It said its own forces had not returned fire and that there had been no casualties.

Ties between the two countries remain strained after Azeri troops last year drove ethnic Armenians out of territory they had controlled since the 1990s in and around the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

A recent border dispute has added to those tensions.

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