Austria Transnational Issues 1998
SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Disputes - international none
Illicit drugs transshipment point for Southwest Asian heroin and South American cocaine destined for Western Europe
Azerbaijan continues to be plagued by an unresolved 10-year-old conflict
with Armenian separatists over its Nagorno-Karabakh region. The Karabakh Armenians
have declared independence and seized almost 20% of the country's territory,
creating almost 1 million Azerbaijani refugees in the process. Both sides
have generally observed a Russian-mediated cease-fire in place since May 1994.
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