UEFA to Suspend Matches due to Clashes in Nagorno Karabakh

UEFA to Suspend Matches due to Clashes in Nagorno Karabakh
On 20 October 2020, the European football’s governing body announced the temporary suspension of UEFA-organized matches in Armenia and Azerbaijan due to the ongoing Nagorno Karabakh conflict.

The conflict opposing the sovereign states of Armenia and Azerbaijan can be dated back to 1988. On the eve of the Soviet Union’s collapse, Armenians from the neighboring region of Nagorno-Karabakh started massive demonstrations in favor of unification with Armenia. Tensions in the area grew, and on 10 December 1991, a referendum, which was boycotted by the local Azeri...

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