Nagorno Karabakh- Armenia Accuses Azerbaijan of Violating New Ceasefire

Armenia has accused Azerbaijan of violating the ceasefire just minutes after it took effect in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. The ceasefire was agreed upon at midnight local time on Saturday. A spokesman for Armenia’s defense ministry said Azerbaijan had violated the ceasefire by firing artillery shells and rockets just four minutes after it took effect.

Iran to Aid Armenia in the Nagorno Karabakh Conflict

Iran declared its intention to support Armenia and began transferring tanks and artillery. The Iranian defense Ministry has begun an emergency transfer of its artillery and heavy armored vehicles to the border with Azerbaijan, preparing to support Armenia if necessary. We know about the transfer of at least two dozen field howitzers and three dozen T-72 tanks to the borders of Azerbaijan.

Clashes Between Azerbaijan and Armenia Remind the World About the Armenian Genocide

Genocide is defined as mass destruction of racial and national groups. The motive of Genocide can be national, religious or both. The motive of national genocide is to destroy another nation which threatens their future existence or stands in the way of their future survival.

Today there is a conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.  At the end of World War I which was the end of the Ottoman Empire, there was the Armenian Genocide. The Armenian Genocide was the systematic mass murder and expulsion of 1.5 million ethnic Armenians. The starting date is conventionally on April 24, 1915, the day that the Ottoman authorities rounded up and arrested a group of Armenian intellectuals living in Constantinople which is today Istanbul, Turkey.