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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Stepankert shelled as fighting between Armenia, Azerbaijan escalates

Nagorno-Karabakh Public TV company ArtsakhTV released on Sunday footage of what is said to be the aftermath of heavy shelling going on in Stepankert, the capital of the breakaway region as fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan that began a week ago and has surged to its worst level since the 1990s.

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev demanded on Sunday that Armenia set a timetable for withdrawing from the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding Azeri territories, and said Azerbaijan would not cease military action until that happened.

Eighteen Nagorno-Karabakh civilians were killed by fire from Azeri forces and more than 90 were wounded in the past week, RIA Novosti news agency cited an official in the disputed region as saying on Sunday.

Azerbaijan said on Sunday that Armenian forces had fired rockets at its second city of Ganja, killing one civilian and wounding four, and threatened to retaliate by destroying military targets inside Armenia.

Until now, the main fighting has been between Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh, an ethnic Armenian enclave inside Azerbaijan, but it now threatens to spill over into a direct war with Armenia itself.

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    Надо останавливать убийство мирных людей, всё решить мирно

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    Shame on Aliyev…starting new project (ISIS) in This war by Satanism Turkey

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    How could the ballastic missile missed this guy?

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    International community before sleep 1993 1.5 millions people azari leave karabakh leave own home but same time not justice for azarbaijaini now why about talk to it

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    Ras8m Abdullayev

    Смерт врагом

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    basically the azeristan dictator is threatening ethnic cleansing. he should be tried in Hague with his wife the vice president

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    What negotiations !!! 20% of our territory was usurped, Khojaly and Garadaghli massacres were committed !!! In the 21st century, our people were killed with unimaginable torture and atrocities just because they are Turks !!! No action has been taken during these 30 years !!! And the most interesting thing is that; An influential European state (world power) with such an influence as France completely took off its mask at such a moment !!! What did "Macaroni" say not only about Azerbaijan, but also about Islam !!! All this allows us to thank the spirit of Otto von Bismarck !!! "The difficult issues of the time must be resolved with iron and blood, not with rhetorical parliamentary speeches and a majority vote !!!" Forward to Zangilan, Gubadli and Lachin !!! No mercy should be shown against the sick (fanatical) Dashnaks if they do not surrender !!!

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    Is he on drugs ?

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    Karabakh has been illegally occupied by Armenian forces and UN is useless as always LEAVE Karabah and live peacefully no one wants to hurt the Christians there it's not 1910s 🇦🇿🇦🇿♥️

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    Odlar Yurdu AZƏRBAYCAN

    Genceye atilan top mermilerinin cavabi bu idi.Bu nedirki heke sizi yer uzunden silecek azerbaycan ordusu🇹🇷🇦🇿🇹🇷🇦🇿🇹🇷🇦🇿🇹🇷🇦🇿🇹🇷🇦🇿🇹🇷🇦🇿🇹🇷🇦🇿🇹🇷

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    sitting in front of computers and telling "go Azierbaijan and start the war"…is it difficult to realize that people are dying on both sides, and as an attacking side more Azierbaijani soldiers are dying?

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    ARMENİA TERRORİST CONTRY. 1992 XOCALI GENESOİD

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    Камран Казымов

    🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰🇹🇷🇹🇷🇹🇷🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿✊✊✊❤❤❤🤣🤣🤣🤜🤜🤜🇨🇴

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    Love u azerbaijan from indonesia.thank u my brother turky supporting azerbaijan

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    When your attact to ganja, your must know we shall attact too

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    çenab pirizdent sizden fexr edirik milete xalqa vetenin rùhunù yawadirsiniz

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    Ele bilirdiz hemişe rusların arxasında hizlenib bizim torpaqlarımızı alıb bizə zulm edeceksiz.Siz öləsiz indi dövlət kimi yox olacaqsız.İndi bədəl ödəmə vaxtıdır ,indi sizi sahiblərinizdə bizdən qurtara bilməyəcək ay alçaqlar.🇹🇷🇦🇿🇹🇷🇦🇿🇹🇷🇦🇿🤘🤘🤘

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    Go back to Armenia then only solve the problem

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    Esmira Aqakisiyeva

    🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿♥️♥️♥️🙌🙌🙌

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    🙏🙏🙏

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    same on both sides….be fare

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    So are we not gonna talk about how the Armenians shelled gence?

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    SUPERRRRRR ❤❤❤❤❤❤😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

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    Erodgan's neo-Ottoman Turkish jihadists are planning another Armenian Genocide as the Christian nations of the world once again remain silent.

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    What can the international population do they started fighting on there own now they want everyone to get involved 🤦🏾‍♂️ and then the west will get the blame I hope the uk don’t get involved we have enough problems

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    Esq olsun Aliyev Biz hamimiz Veten uqrunda Aliyev uqrunda ölmeye haziriq

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    Farid Fatalizadeh

    Listen people. We are trying to take our occupied lands back which armenians has taken from us in 1992 by making genocide. We are not trying to kill any children, women, elderly like they did before. Search for Khojaly genocide and you will see how they have killed innocent people with no mercy. Karabakh belongs to Azerbaijan and armenians should leave our lands now if they don’t want to get hurt. But instead they prefer to chain their soldiers to war zone. Do you think they would have mercy to others while they have none for their own soldiers?

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    Ajarbejaan win the war.inshaallah

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    Why anmenia occupate Azerbaijan territory , why Armenia use ballistic missiles? Why you kill Azerbaijan people ? And now Armenia said we kill Armenian people ??? You are crazy ??? Are you have a head ???

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    Corne 'Mc Corkie' Van Baal

    420 blazin hazin this guy?

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    Juan Baltierra Zarate

    Mucha gente no entendera lo que digo pero mendigas guerras nada mas sufren los que no tienen culpa por que no pelear lejos de la gente inocente como antes a puñetazos

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    We will never forgive you!!! Your hands are in blood armenians!!! Khojaly genocide will never be forgetten!! Garabakh is my motherland!!! So we are coming back!!!

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    I'm Indian Muslim Azerbaijan wrong civilian not attack please

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    IRAN and INDIA always do against Humanity, Great Azarbyjan,
    Armenia killed innocent people of Azarbyjan and accopide area of Azarbyjan,
    now it is in hand of Azarbyjan thay when will stop war

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    Прекратить. Ныть. Что армяне забыли когда убивали. Азербайджанцев. Беременных женщин убивали ,детей стариков , устраивали геноцид , !

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    Дай Бог Азербайджана процветания и победы.

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    Azerbaycan is not attac civilian. The azerbaycan army moving away terrorist forces from armrniya, Cyria and other countries invited by Armenian goverment

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    It's not your land land man you are in occupied residential ! Get out of Azerbaijani land!

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    Бабек Шириев

    🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿💪💪💪💪💪

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    Azerbaidgan and turkish AGRESSOR!!!!!!

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