Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said 49 Armenian service personnel died during overnight clashes with Azerbaijan, the Interfax news agency reported.
In a speech to Armenia’s parliament, Pashinyan said Baku had attacked Armenia’s positions overnight and that fighting was ongoing.
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Both Armenia and Azerbaijan have blamed each other for the escalation in hostilities, the latest dispute in decades-old tensions between the countries over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
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