Azerbaijan says it shot down Armenian drone: Yereven denies report

January 29, 2015 1:12 PM

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BAKU (Reuters) - Azerbaijan said on Thursday it had shot down an Armenian drone near the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, a report dismissed by Armenia as "absurd".

Renewed violence this year along the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan and around Nagorno-Karabakh, which lies inside Azerbaijan but is controlled by its majority ethnic Armenians, has underlined the risk of a wider conflict breaking out in the South Caucasus, which is crossed by oil and gas pip...

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