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Armenia Issues - 2024


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Disputes - international

Armenia-Azerbaijan: tensions existed for years over Nagorno-Karabakh and the Armenian military occupation of surrounding lands in Azerbaijan; Azerbaijan seized part of the enclave during six weeks of fighting in 2020 and the remainder in a short conflict in September 2023; Baku and Yerevan have since had preliminary discussions on a peace treaty, the demarcation of borders, and full normalization of relations but bi-lateral tensions remain

Armenia-Georgia: Georgians restrict Armenian access into Samtse-Javakheti ethnic Armenian areas; Armenia has made no claims to the region

Armenia-Turkey: as of 2023, Turkey and Armenia were discussing normalizing relations

Refugees and internally displaced persons

refugees (country of origin): 27,929 (Azerbaijan) (mid-year 2022)

IDPs: 8,400 (2022)

stateless persons: 816 (2022)

Illicit drugs

a transit country for illicit drugs with its location between source countries Afghanistan and Iran and the markets of Europe and Russia.

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