Exclusive testimony of Father Andreas Taadyan, rector of the Armenian Apostolic Cathedral of Shushi, who was forced to leave his church and hometown in the midst of the recent conflict between his country and Azerbaijan.
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The largely-Muslim makeup of Azerbaijan and the history of Armenian Christianity is a key factor in the conflict, particularly amid reports that neighboring Turkey is actively exporting Syrian Islamist extremists to Azerbaijan to fight Armenia.
Alexandre Del Valle, an internationally renowned geopolitician, explains that Azerbaijan and its ethnic ally Turkey want to eradicate Armenia — and its Christian identity — from the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region.
At least 16 people have died in fighting at the border of the two Caucasus countries in the past week.