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Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of attempting ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Karabakh

Karabakh separatists say will lay down arms, cease fire from 0900 GMT Wednesday
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Armenia on Tuesday accused Azerbaijan of unleashing “large-scale aggression” against the Armenian-populated separatist region of Karabakh, and claimed Baku was attempting “ethnic cleansing” in the region.

“On September 19, Azerbaijan unleashed another large-scale (act of) aggression against the people of Nagorno-Karabakh, aiming to complete its policy of ethnic cleansing,” Armenia’s foreign ministry said.

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