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Armenian Leaders: Armenian Forces and Nazi Germany

armenian leaders: In one of his first moves after parliament elected him as prime minister, Pashinian announced he would visit Nagorno-Karabakh on Wednesday, according to CTV. He said the self-declared government there must be a part of any talks to end the long-standing frozen conflict. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian faces an array of challenges, including a parliament dominated by the party he denounced as corrupt and how to resolve the volatile question of Nagorno-Karabakh, a region of Azerbaijan under the control of ethnic Armenian forces. Although Armenian leaders traditionally visit the region on May 9, the date on which many ex-Soviet countries mark the defeat of Nazi Germany, Pashinian's trip is likely to provoke resentment from Azerbaijan. Since a six-year separatist war ended in 1994, Nagorno-Karabakh have been under the control of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia. Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesman Hikmet Hajieyv issued a statement insisting the Nagorno-Karabakh region, which is currently occupied, has always been an integral part of Azerbaijan. ( As reported in the news.