Azerbaijan has blocked a humanitarian convoy of trucks carrying food and medicine from Armenia to the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, according to the Armenian Foreign Ministry.
The Lachin Corridor has become a source of major tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Armenia wants to send humanitarian goods to the Armenian population in Nagorno Karabakh however Azerbaijan is reluctant to get Armenian access through Lachin corridor.
The convoy, which was escorted by Russian peacekeepers, was stopped at the border by Azerbaijani forces on Thursday, the ministry said in a statement. It accused Azerbaijan of violating the ceasefire agreement that ended the six-week war over the region last year.
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