Last fall, Armenia and Azerbaijan fought a devastating war in the Southern Caucasus. The conflict killed almost 5,000 soldiers and at least 143 civilians. Heavy shelling damaged houses, forcing people to flee. This week, Armenia again accused Azerbaijan of moving troops into its territory.
Eric Mock of the Slavic Gospel Association (SGA) says, “The tensions remain because some of the territory that was previously Armenian is now Azeri. And so there are all kinds of issues in governance and local relationships.” Read more about the power struggle in the Nagorno-Karabakh region here.
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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Kevin Zeller
CALL TO ACTION
- Pray the Holy Spirit will heal this land scarred by war.