Azerbaijan has taken "appropriate" steps near Lachin road to prevent illegal Armenian activities, says the country's Foreign Ministry.
A clash erupted after Azerbaijan's army tried to stop and check the Armenian vehicles "carrying illegal military transports" to the Karabakh region through the Khankendi-Khalfali-Turshsu road.
The leaders discussed progress on a draft peace treaty after tensions over a two-month blockade of the Lachin corridor, the only land route giving Armenia direct access to Karabakh.
Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan's visit to Türkiye after deadly earthquakes is 'meaningful,' says Türkiye's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
US Secretary Antony Blinken urges leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia to allow commercial traffic at the key corridor linking Yerevan and the flashpoint enclave of Karabakh.
Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu hopes Armenia will take part in the normalisation process towards peace and regrets backward steps towards negotiations.
Fifteen Armenian military servicemen were killed in a fire that broke out in the barracks of one of the local armed forces units, says Armenia's Defence Ministry.
Experts see the decline of Tehran's relations with Baku as a microcosm of the broader failure of President Ebrahim Raisi’s promised strong-neighbourhood agenda.
Political tensions between Baku and Yerevan resurfaced in recent weeks after Azerbaijani activists protested along the major route that connects to mineral-rich Karabakh territories.
France wanted Karabakh — internationally recognised as a territory of Azerbaijan — to remain a "frozen" conflict but Baku "foiled their plans," says President Ilham Aliyev.
The development comes as the two countries continue to hold normalisation talks that began last year.
Azerbaijani activists are protesting along Lachin corridor, the road that connects Armenia to Karabakh, as Baku says its mining sites in the region are being illegally exploited by Yerevan.
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