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Karabakh territory talks at ‘dead end’: Azerbaijani president

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev said that talks over the contested Nagorno Karabakh enclave were at a “dead end” and signaled that the oil-rich state should prepare for war with its foe Armenia. “The Armenian side is stalling for time and the fact that the negotiating process has reached a dead end is the fault of the Armenian side,” Aliyev said during a visit to a sliver of Karabakh still controlled by Azerbaijan. “Azerbaijan must review its position,” Aliyev said, adding that “military expenditures have grown” to be ready for “any eventuality”. “We are the victimized party and this gives us the right to resolve the issue by any means. We must get ready and the population must be mobilized,” Aliyev said, stopping short of calling for all-out war. Full Story

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