Who’ll stop the fighting? Worst Armenia-Azerbaijan border clashes in decades

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    Who’s going to stop the fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan? Yes there were periodic flare ups since the mid-1990s and the brutal border war that accompanied the breakup of the Soviet Union in Nagorno-Karabakh. But why does the fighting over that mostly Armenian speaking separatist enclave seem so much more intense this time? France 24’s teams are on both sides.

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