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Azerbaijan and Armenia meet over disputed territory

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By Euronews
Azerbaijan and Armenia meet over disputed territory

<p>The presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia have met in Geneva for the first time since June 2016 amid tension over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. </p> <p>Although recognized as Azerbaijan’s territory, it was taken over by Armenian secessionists in the early 90s, and despite a 1994 peace deal, border skirmishes are a frequent occurrence. In 2016, these escalated, resulting in the deaths of more than 270 military personnel.</p> <p>In an apparently ‘constructive atmosphere’, the two sides have resolved to speed up talks to end their conflict.</p>