Armenian PM Pashinyan asks Russia’s Putin for military support – Ifax

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Moscow (Reuters) – Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Friday asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for military support, the Interfax news agency reported, amid a renewed rise in tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan that last year exploded into a bloody conflict.

Putin held a phone call late on Thursday with Pashinyan, during which he stressed the need for strict observance of a ceasefire agreement brokered by Russia last year.