Disinfo: Ukraine sold chemical weapons to Azerbaijan for the Karabakh War

Summary

The Ukrainian government had sold and transferred phosphorus bombs to Azerbaijan to support the Azerbaijani army against Armenia in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Disproof

An unfounded claim, presented without evidence.

The Ukrainian government denied that any chemical weapons had been transferred and/or sold to Baku. In addition, no pro-Kremlin disinformation actors put forward substantial evidence to back up their allegations about Ukraine.

The recently ended conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed border region of Nagorno-Karabakh, which both Baku and Yerevan claim to be theirs, was ended by a Russian-brokered peace treaty on November 10.

While Ukraine did not provide military support to Azerbaijan, the Ukrainian government has remained committed to the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 225
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 29/12/2020
  • Language/target audience: Hungarian
  • Country: Azerbaijan, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Nagorno-Karabakh

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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