Azerbaijan says France laying ground for new regional war by arming Armenia

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By Nailia Bagirova BAKU (Reuters) – Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev accused France on Tuesday of creating conditions for a new war in the South Caucasus by supplying arms to Armenia. France said last month it had agreed new contracts to supply military equipment to Armenia. “France destabilises not only its past and present colonies but also our region, the South Caucasus, by supporting separatist tendencies and separatists,” Aliyev told a conference on decolonisation in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku. “By arming Armenia, it implements a militaristic policy, encourages revanchist forces in Arme…

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