Armenia and Azerbaijan released dramatic combat footage yesterday of Cold War tanks being blown to pieces by drone strikes as the two countries fight over a contested region. One video shows an Azerbaijani TB-2 drone, made in Turkey, tracking a Soviet-era Armenian T-72 tank across the battlefield before blowing it up with a missile – likely killing the three crew members inside. A new proxy war is brewing in the Middle East as Turkey flexes its muscles by backing Azerbaijan in its war with Armenian separatists, amid heavy fighting which has left at least 39 people dead in the last two days. The United Nations will conduct emergency talks behind closed doors over the situation later today. Turkish president Recep Erdogan yesterday spoke out in support of the Azerbaijani forces and called on Armenia to stop ‘occupying’ the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region – his latest regional military power play after sending fighters to Libya and intervening in Syria. He spoke out on a second day of heavy fighting in the Caucasus region of former Soviet republics in Central Asia that bridges Russia and the Middle East. Fighting continued after Armenian separatists claimed they were attacked by Turkish mercenaries and F-16 fighter… Read full this story
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