News > Explainer: Tensions high over isolated Azerbaijan region
Explainer: Tensions high over isolated Azerbaijan region
22/01/2023 04:57 PM | Click to read full article
The winding road, which is the only land connection between Armenia and the ethnic Armenian Nagorno-Karabakh region in Azerbaijan, has been blocked by protesters claiming to be environmental activists since mid-December, threatening food supplies to Nagorno-Karabakh’s 120,000 people. In mid-December, Azeris claiming to be environmental activists say they were protesting illegitimate mining by Armenians.