Agency in early August Azerbaijan He emphasized that there were again short but bloody clashes with Armenia in the Karabakh region: “Azerbaijan According to the information provided by the Ministry of Defense, the army is in the Lachin region of the country Russia Illegal Armenian formations prevented the attempt to capture the hill where the peacekeeping contingent was temporarily located. Armenia committed by the armed forces military as a result of provocation Azerbaijan a soldier perished has been Azerbaijan “Revenge” operation carried out by the armed forces of Armenia increased illegal armed groups in the country military was a response to provocations and violation of the ceasefire regime.
“Azerbaijan The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the entire responsibility for the incident that occurred on the territory of the republic lies with Armenia, which has not yet withdrawn its illegal armed groups from the territory of the neighboring country. political and falls on the military leadership.
Azerbaijan categorically stated that these provocations of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia tripartite agreements signed by the leaders, as well as European Union It is a gross violation of the agreements reached through the mediation of the President of the Council, Charles Michel,” the agency noted.
“Cross” emphasized that on that day, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov Europe The special representative of the European Union (EU) for the South Caucasus Toivo Klaarla discussed these events by phone: “The Minister of Foreign Affairs stressed that the operation carried out by the Azerbaijani armed forces in response to Armenian provocations took place in the sovereign territories of the country, adding that the main reason for the tension in the region Armenia is that his side does not want to withdraw”.
Azerbaijan and Armenia They are neighboring states of the EU and maintain partnership relations with it within the framework of the “Eastern Partnership” program.
“Azerbaijan, as a strategic partner of the EU in the field of energy, makes an important contribution to the energy security of Europe. First commercial gas supply from Azerbaijan to Europe, as well as to Bulgaria for the purpose of diversification 2020was carried out on December 31,” the agency added at the end.