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    Armenia Transnational Issues - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/armenia/armenia_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      Armenia supports ethnic Armenian secessionists in Nagorno-Karabakh and since the early 1990s, has militarily occupied 16% of Azerbaijan - Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) continues to mediate dispute; over 800,000 mostly ethnic Azerbaijanis were driven from the occupied lands and Armenia; about 230,000 ethnic Armenians were driven from their homes in Azerbaijan into Armenia; Azerbaijan seeks transit route through Armenia to connect to Naxcivan exclave; border with Turkey remains closed over Nagorno-Karabakh dispute; ethnic Armenian groups in Javakheti region of Georgia seek greater autonomy; tens of thousands of Armenians emigrate, primarily to Russia, to seek employment

      Refugees and internally displaced persons:
      refugees (country of origin): 235,101 (Azerbaijan)
      IDPs: 50,000 (conflict with Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh) (2005)

      Illicit drugs:
      illicit cultivation of small amount of cannabis for domestic consumption; minor transit point for illicit drugs - mostly opium and hashish - moving from Southwest Asia to Russia and to a lesser extent the rest of Europe


      NOTE: The information regarding Armenia on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Armenia Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Armenia Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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