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  • now President Putin of Russia has called for an end to hostilities in Nagorno Karabakh region.

  • He said the fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia was a tragedy, while Iran has warned that it could escalate into a wider regional war.

  • The current fighting is the worst seen since the war between these areas and the Armenians back in the 19 nineties.

  • Under international law, the territory of Nagorno Karabakh belongs to Azerbaijan, but it is populated on governed by ethnic Armenians.

  • Are international correspondent all the gear in reports now from the city Off tartar in Azerbaijan, Azeri forces continuing their advance in footage released by the authorities here They only show the victories, not the losses and they don't allow independent access to the front line.

  • But we were allowed to enter the ghost town off charter, which borders Nagorno Karabakh.

  • It's normally home to 100,000 people.

  • Most have been driven out by Armenian shelling, but not Osman, who we found picking up shrapnel.

  • Three Armenians caused a lot of destruction, he told us.

  • But it doesn't matter as long as they are driven out.

  • Some here in Tartar are sheltering underground.

  • Full board, that gosh shirt after that, he doesn't respond.

  • I Bennis tells me her grandson, Faris, is used to it on.

  • She's not going anywhere way have been waiting for this for 28 years.

  • That's why we don't want to take one step away.

  • We're very excited about what's happening.

  • My son and daughter are fighting on the front line.

  • Well, we've just been hearing Mawr Incoming fire.

  • We heard what sounded like a jet a few minutes ago, and there were some explosions in the last half an hour or so.

  • Now people here tell us this is the way it's been for the last few days.

  • It's become the normal routine toe have indiscriminate shelling on.

  • They say that nine civilians have been killed in this area.

  • No cradle for Farrah's, just a lullaby.

  • But scenes like this are being repeated on the other side of the front line.

  • As ethnic Armenians are shelled by Azerbaijan in the Azeri capital, Baku, they come to honor soldiers who fell in combat stretching back to the Soviet era.

  • There's a lot of nationalism on display here, and a lot of gratitude for strong backing from Turkey.

  • We've come to visit the martyrs, says 20 year old ulnar aunt to celebrate some of our victories.

  • We believe there are a lot mawr to come while they look to Turkey.

  • Armenia is looking to Russia.

  • So far, it's largely staying out of the picture for people here.

  • The conflict over Nagorno Karabakh was never frozen.

  • Now the old hatreds are threatening to inflame the region or llegaron BBC news boku.

now President Putin of Russia has called for an end to hostilities in Nagorno Karabakh region.

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