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Malik Ayub Sumbal is Senior Broadcaster, Political Commentator, and Media Consultant. Malik has been associated with world-leading media outlets and news channels. He has more than 18 years of experience while working on key editorial positions. Malik was President at the Consortium for Press Freedom (CPF), a leading organization working for the Press Freedom and Free Speech around the world.

Azerbaijan claims retake of Murovdag peak & several regions of Nagorno Karabakh

At least 23 people killed amid clashes broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, however; Azerbaijan claimed to capture some key strategic locations in 3,000-metre-high “strategic” Murovdag peak in Karabakh, According to the President’s spokesperson Hikmet Hajiyev. (Updating)


After the heavy clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia, tension gripped the whole region, and thick clouds of war hovering on the South Caucasus.


UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his concerns on the latest violence erupted in Nagorno Karabakh between Azerbaijan and Armenia and asked for restraining.


However, United Nation failed to implement its resolutions that delayed in the actual solution of this frozen conflict of Nagorno Karabakh.


Azerbaijan parliament declares wars in some regions and cities by restricting the movement of the citizens and foreigners.


Russian President Vladimir Putin asked for restraining and to avoid the situation being further escalated. Iran also offers its role as mediator in this ethnic conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.


Turkey heavily supporting Azerbaijan and criticizing Armenia for perpetrating aggression against Azerbaijan. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tweeted that Armenia is posing a serious threat to the region.


Both Azerbaijan and Armenia accused each other of labeling Aggression. Azerbaijan and Armenia have been involved in an unending conflict of Nagorno Karabakh since the 1990s. According to the UN resolution, Nagorno Karabakh has been recognized as a part of Azerbaijan that has been occupied by Armenia.


The tension between Azerbaijan and Armenia are high since July 12, 2020, after an attack in which Armenia targeted high-profile military personals of Azerbaijan by violating the line of contact.

Malik Ayub Sumbal is an Award-Winning journalist, Geopolitical Analyst, Commentator & Moderator. He is the author of his newly published book Tovuz to Karabakh, A Comprehensive Analysis of War in South-Caucasus. He tweet @ayubsumbal