Armenia, a Caucasus country, has a fraught relationship with its western neighbor, Turkey. On April 24, Armenians around the world mark the anniversary of what they call genocide by Ottomans in 1915.
1.5 million Armenians were massacred in the Ottoman empire during World War One. Turkey, the Ottoman Empire's successor, is strongly opposed to qualifying the deaths as genocide, saying that hundreds of thousands of both Turks and Christian Armenians lost their lives in the struggle between the Ottoman forces and the Russian Empire over eastern Anatolia during that time.
Protesters marched on Armenian parliament after Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan agreed to a peace deal with Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh. Meanwhile, the Azeri president told soldiers that they had won in the conflict.
The warring sides met mediators in Geneva and agreed to not "deliberately" target civilian populations in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. They will also exchange a list of prisoners and bodies of those killed.
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