Armenia says three troops dead in clashes with Azerbaijan
29 July 2021 | 10:05 am
The Armenian Defense Ministry has said three of its soldiers have died in clashes in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan rejects Yerevan's account, accusing Armenia of a military provocation.
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