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Armenia Declares Martial Law Following Figh with Azerbaijan

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Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has declared martial law and total military mobilization following clashes with Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Reportedly Nagorno-Karabakh is an ethnic Armenian enclave within Azerbaijan that has been out of Azerbaijan’s control since the end of a war in 1994. Both sides have heavy military presence along a demilitarized zone separating the region from the rest of Azerbaijan.

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan wrote on Facebook-“The government has decided to declare martial law and a total mobilisation,”

The tension between Armenia and Azerbaijan rose on Sunday morning over clashes in which Yerevan said Azeri forces shelled the region of Nagorno-Karabakh and Baku accused the Armenian forces of shelling Azeri military and civilian positions.

Nagorno-Karabakh is an ethnic Armenian enclave within Azerbaijan that has been out of Azerbaijan’s control since the end of a war in 1994. Both sides have heavy military presence along a demilitarized zone separating the region from the rest of Azerbaijan.

On the reports Turkey’s ruling party spokesman Omer Celik tweeted: “We vehemently condemn Armenia’s attack on Azerbaijan. Armenia has once against committed a provocation, ignoring law.

Omer Celik added ” He promised Turkey would stand by Azerbaijan and said, “Armenia is playing with fire and endangering regional peace.”