(Reuters) – Russia and Armenia’s defense ministers spoke on Tuesday morning and agreed to take steps to stabilize the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, the Interfax news agency reported citing the Armenian defense ministry.
Tensions flared overnight in the latest flare-up of hostilities over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Russia is a key power broker in the region and an ally of Armenia through the Moscow-led Collective Security Treaty Organization.
(Reporting by Reuters; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
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