Clashes erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan - The Hindu - 28/09/2020

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Territorial dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region

History :

1920: Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region was established within Azerbaijan by USSR.

1988: Nagorno-Karabakh legislature passed a resolution to join Armenia Even though it was in azerbaijan.

1991 : The region conducted a referendum- decided to reman independent of both countries.- boycotted by Azerbaijan. War erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the region.

1994: Russia mediated a cease-fire which has remained in place since.

2016: In April 2016 - Four Day War between 2 countries.

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