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Erdogan accused Armenia of provocations on the border with Azerbaijan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has imposed on Armenia, the responsibility for the worsening situation on the border with Azerbaijan, accusing it of provocation with the purpose of creating a new hotbed of tension in the region.

He has promised Azerbaijan support Turkey "against any attacks."

Started July 12, the fighting on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border continues third day in the neighboring districts: Tovuz and Tavush, also bordering Georgia and located a few hundred kilometers from the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh, where the situation was calm.

In the place of the attacks are military positions stationed near the village of Movses. According to Baku, died 11 Azerbaijani servicemen, including a General. The Armenian side announced the deaths of two officers and five wounded.

Azerbaijan and Armenia blame for the attacks on each other. A number of countries and international organizations expressed concern about the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and urged the parties to dialogue. The Russian foreign Ministry said it was ready to assist Baku and Yerevan support to stabilize the situation.