Disinfo: British MI6 behind Turkey's actions in Karabakh

Summary

British MI6’s ears stick out behind Turkey’s actions in Karabakh. Pan-Turkism was a British product. Richard Moore, a former British ambassador to Turkey and a close friend of Erdogan, is behind the Karabakh war.

Britain has always been on the side of the Ottomans and for the expulsion of Iran from the Caucasus. Today all opponents of Iran have gathered in Karabakh.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory about the war in Nagorno-Karabakh.

There is no evidence that any Western foreign special services had anything to do with the 2020 military escalation between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

See other examples in our database, claiming that the escalation in the Caucasus is directed against Russia, that the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict serves the purposes of Anglo-Saxons, that the escalation in Nagorno Karabakk is led by the British intelligence services, that British intelligence is an initiator of the Nagorno-Karabakh war, that Russia is the main target of the Jewish Masonic globalist forces who are behind the war, and that the escalation between Armenia and Azerbaijan is directed against Russia.

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  • Reported in: Issue 220
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12/11/2020
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Iran, UK, Turkey
  • Keywords: Nagorno-Karabakh, Intelligence services, MI6, Secret services
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Disproof

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Disproof

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Disproof

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