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Armenia suggests putting international observers on border with Azerbaijan

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Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan suggested on Thursday that international observers from Russia or other Minsk Group countries be deployed to Armenia’s border with Azerbaijan, the Interfax news agency reported.

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Azerbaijan captured six Armenian servicemen in the early hours of Thursday morning, the defense ministries of both countries said, in the latest twist in a simmering border dispute. The Azeri defense ministry accused the men of trying to cross into Azeri territory.

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