July 31, 2021

Turkey, Iran moving troops

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Lawrence Journal-World – Sep 3, 1993

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey moved more soldiers to the Armenian border Friday and demanded Armenia “immediately and unconditionally” withdraw from occupied parts of Azerbaijan.

Iran, which also borders Azerbaijan, reportedly sent troops into the troubled former Soviet republic. Turkey, which has competed with Iran for influence in oil-rich Azerbaijan and other Muslim former Soviet republics, appeared to drop initial concern about Iran meddling in the worsening conflict.

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