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In Nagorno-Karabakh said on the downed Azeri drone

The defense Ministry of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic reported that their air defenses shot down an Azerbaijani reconnaissance drone.

The defense Ministry added that the Nagorno Karabakh units continue controlling the situation on the line of contact and implement the protection of air and land borders of the Republic.

At the end of last week worsened the situation on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the Baku and Yerevan accuse each other of attacks. Clashes took place in several hundreds of kilometers away from Nagorno-Karabakh, but in most of the unrecognized Republic, the situation remained calm.

The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh began in February 1988 when Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous region announced its secession from the Azerbaijan SSR. The result of the armed conflict of 1992-1994, Azerbaijan lost control over Nagorno-Karabakh and seven surrounding districts. The negotiations for a peaceful settlement of the conflict underway since 1992 within the framework of the OSCE Minsk group, headed by three co — chairs-Russia, USA and France.