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Azerbaijan apologizes for shooting down Russian helicopter

BAKU: Azerbaijan admitted on Monday it had shot down a Russian military helicopter on its border with Armenia and apologised.

Two crew members were killed and a third was injured when the helicopter was shot down in Armenia near the border with Azerbaijan on Monday, the defence ministry in Moscow said. "The Azerbaijani side offers an apology to the Russian side in connection with this tragic incident," the foreign ministry said in a statement, adding the move was an accident and "not aimed against" Moscow.

News source ~ Arab News