Armenia has agreed to return several villages to Azerbaijan in what both countries say is an important milestone as they edge towards a peace deal after fighting two wars since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

  • Flying SquidM
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    152 months ago

    The settlements are deserted but are strategically important because they are close to Armenia’s main highway north towards the border with Georgia. Much of Armenia’s trade travels on this road, and it goes to the pipeline through which it receives gas from Russia.

    Not exactly a solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh situation. They have been fighting over it for so long that I have a CD with an SD video AVI of a documentary about it somewhere.