Sending in troops to assist resolve the disaster between Armenia and Azerbaijan is off the desk for now, the CSTO chief of workers says

The Russian-led Collective Safety Treaty Group (CSTO) won’t be sending its forces to the Armenia-Azerbaijan border. The information comes from the bloc’s chief of the joint workers, Normal Anatoly Sidorov, who spoke to journalists on Thursday. 

“Let’s not get forward of ourselves,” Sidorov stated when requested if the CSTO is contemplating sending in its navy to assist stabilize the area, which has lately seen one more escalation in tensions.

“On September 13, our heads of state unanimously declared that this downside that exists between the Republic of Armenia and Azerbaijan needs to be resolved by political and diplomatic strategies,” the overall stated, insisting that the usage of the alliance’s navy forces has not and won’t be mentioned within the close to future.

All choices shall be based mostly on the outcomes of the joint mission despatched by the group to Armenia, Sidorov added.

Tensions between Yerevan and Baku spilled over earlier this week after they accused one another of instigating violence, after clashes on the border between the 2 nations resulted within the deaths of dozens of troopers from either side.

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The continued battle between the 2 neighboring nations stems from the disputed area of Nagorno-Karabakh, which is generally populated by ethnic Armenians. Yerevan has supported the area’s bid for independence ever because it sought to interrupt away from Azerbaijan within the early Nineteen Nineties, whereas Baku claims sovereignty over the territory.

In 2020, Armenia and Azerbaijan fought a 44-day warfare over the area, which ended with a Russian-brokered truce.


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