Karabakh reports first starvation death amid blockade

Aug 16, 2023

  • The authorities in Karabakh reported the first case of a person dying from hunger amid Azerbaijan’s more than eight-month blockade of the region.
  • Ahead of emergency UN talks on Karabakh, Armenia’s foreign minister phoned his counterpart in Paris, while Azerbaijan’s top diplomat called his counterpart in Moscow.
  • More than 100 leading public intellectuals in Israel and Turkey, two of Azerbaijan’s major arms suppliers, signed on to separate open letters urging an end to the blockade.

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