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Azerbaijan says could prepare to attack Nagorno-Karabakh capital
April 4, 2016 / 3:41 PM / a year ago

Azerbaijan says could prepare to attack Nagorno-Karabakh capital

BAKU, April 4 (Reuters) - Azerbaijan's Defence Ministry said on Monday that if Armenian-backed forces continued to open fire on civilians near Nagorno-Karabakh then its army would prepare to attack the region's capital of Stepanakert.

Azerbaijan and Armenian-backed separatists fought for a third day on Monday over the breakaway republic of Nagorno-Karabakh. Nagorno-Karabakh's capital is known to Azeris as Khankendi. (Reporting by Nailia Bagirova; Writing by Alexander Winning; Editing by Christian Lowe)

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