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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Clashes escalate in Nagorno-Karabakh border region” – below is their description.
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video #Fighting has continued for over five days between #Armenia and #Azerbaijan. There have been international calls for a ceasefire, with the U.S., Russian, and French presidents urging the two sides to return to negotiations. However, Turkey’s president has reiterated solidarity with Azerbaijan.CGTN YouTube Channel
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