After Russia-Ukraine, now a fierce war broke out in these two countries, 100 soldiers died

The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine has not yet calmed down, in the meantime a cross-border war between two other countries has started and in this about a hundred soldiers have also died. In fact, about 100 soldiers on both sides died in the ongoing fighting on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan. With this, the possibility of deepening the long-running enmity between the two countries has increased.

49 Armenians and 50 Azerbaijani soldiers in one night

In fact, the news agency quoted sources as saying that Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Tuesday that 49 Armenian soldiers were killed in late night attacks by Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan has said that 50 of its soldiers have been killed. In this way, about a hundred soldiers have died in both the countries together.

Russian soldiers deployed as peacekeepers

According to the report, there was a ceasefire between the two countries mediated by Russia and under the ceasefire agreement, about 2,000 Russian soldiers are stationed in the area as peacekeepers. Russia called on the two former Soviet countries to maintain friendly relations. According to the Armenian Defense Ministry, Azerbaijan’s army carried out attacks with artillery and drones. The ministry said fighting continued during the day despite Russia’s quick mediation effort for a ceasefire.

Strong retaliatory fire from both sides

It also said that the shelling had subsided but Azerbaijani troops were still trying to advance into Armenian territory. Azerbaijan’s foreign ministry said in a statement that Armenian forces opened fire on army posts in three districts of the country and that Armenian attackers laid landmines in these areas. He said that Azerbaijan’s forces suffered casualties and that strong retaliation was taken.

appeal for immediate ceasefire

Azerbaijan, on the other hand, says it carried out the attacks in response to the attacks by Armenia late Monday night and Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, India on Tuesday appealed to the two countries to end the aggression and ceasefire immediately, saying that no problem can be solved by military conflict. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that India believes that bilateral disputes should be resolved through diplomacy and dialogue.

Conflict for decades over Nagorno-Karabakh

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has been going on for decades between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Nagorno-Karabakh is part of Azerbaijan but it has been under the control of forces supported by Armenia since a separatist war ended in 1994. In 2020, more than 6,600 people died in the six-week war between the two.

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