The First World War is remembered for many reasons. At that time, due to a mistake by Russian leader Joseph Stalin, the conditions of war in two countries remain today. Now other countries of the world are engaged in normalizing the deteriorating situation between these two countries.
The armies are face to face, ammunition has been collected. There was also a shootout between the two on Sunday. Do you know what is the history of Nagorno-Karabakh? Why the armies of two countries came face to face during this period of Corona.
Nagorno-Karabakh is a large area spread over 4,400 square kilometers. Armenian Christian and Muslim Turks live in this area. This area comes from Azerbaijan.
It is said that this area within Azerbaijan had become an autonomous area during the existence of the Soviet Union. Internationally, this area is known only as part of Azerbaijan, but the majority of the population here is Armenian.
In 1991, the people of this region declared themselves independent of Azerbaijan and declared part of Armenia. Azerbaijan rejected his action completely. Thereafter, there are frequent conflicts between the two countries at certain intervals.
Armenia and Azerbaijan were liberated between 1918 and 1921. Even at the time of independence, there was no special friendship between the two countries due to the border dispute. After the end of the First World War, a third of these two countries separated the Transcaucasian Federation. Which is now known as Georgia.
These three countries joined the Soviet Union in 1922. During this time, the great Russian leader Joseph Stalin gave a part of Azerbaijan (Nagorno-Karabakh) to Armenia. It is also said that Joseph Stalin ceded the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh to make Armenia happy.
During the war that began in the late 1980s to the 1990s, more than 30 thousand people were killed and more than 1 million people were displaced. During that time, the separatist forces captured some areas of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Even after the ceasefire in 1994, the deadlock continues here. Often firing incidents occur in this area. But on Sunday, large-scale war situations are being seen. The forces on both sides are standing face to face.
In Armenia and Azerbaijan, there has been a war over this piece of land. Declaring war against each other, both countries have deployed their troops to the front. Meanwhile, Armenia has implemented martial law in their country.
Claimed to have killed two Azerbaijan helicopters. Russia has also come into the fray to end the conflict between the two countries. The Russian Defense Ministry issued a statement urging both countries to immediately ceasefire.
The Soviet Union disintegrated in 1991, since then Azerbaijan and Armenia also became independent. Since then all was going on peacefully but the people of Nagorno-Karabakh declared themselves independent of Azerbaijan in the year 2020 and joined Armenia.
After this, there were situations of war between the two countries. As a result of this, the situation was heated on Saturday and the armies of the two countries came face to face on Sunday. Now many more countries have to jump in between to stop it.
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