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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Armenia vows all necessary means to fight back after Azerbaijan captures Karabakh village” – below is their description.
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Nagorno-Karabakh is the majority ethnic Armenian region, which lies within Azerbaijan. Armenia and Azerbaijan have pounded each other with rockets and missiles for a seventh day. The Azerbaijani president, Ilham Aliyev, has sent congratulations to a military commander on the capture of a Karabakh village. Armenia says it will use all necessary means to protect ethnic Armenians from what it calls “mass atrocities” by Azerbaijan and its ally Turkey. Each side says it has destroyed hundreds of the other’s tanks. At least 230 people have so far lost their lives in the fighting.CGTN YouTube Channel
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