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Global News published this video item, entitled “Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenians burn homes before territory turned over to Azerbaijan” – below is their description.
Armenians burned their homes in the village of Charektar, in the Kalbajar region, on Saturday ahead of a handover of territory to Azerbaijan under a Russia-brokered peace deal. The district is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan, but has been controlled by ethnic Armenians since a war over the Nagorno-Karabakh region in the 1990s. On Sunday, it’s expected the Azeris will return and take back control of the area. Some of the villagers said they were burning their homes as they had no desire to leave anything useful for the Azeris. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7462851/armenians-set-fires-to-homes/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #NagornoKarabakhGlobal News YouTube Channel
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