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Azerbaijan reports that shots were fired at its positions, Armenia denies it

“The past per day “Our positions were fired upon by Armenian armed forces 8 times.”

Azerbaijan This is stated in the information released by the Ministry of Defense on August 13. According to the information of the Ministry, it is emphasized that the ceasefire violation is both on the border of the two countries and Russia where the peacekeepers are temporarily located Azerbaijan is registered in the territory.

“7 of them AzerbaijanArmenia from the positions of the state border located in the directions of Basarkechar, Chambarak, Tovuzgala and Gorus regions KalbajarGadabey, Peacock and Lachin regions by firing intermittently from various caliber firearms.
Another 1 event Russia of the Azerbaijani Army by the members of the illegal Armenian armed group in the territory of Azerbaijan, where the peacekeepers are temporarily stationed Kalbajar was recorded by firing at the positions located in the direction of the district”.
The information states that there was no loss of personnel and equipment and that adequate response measures were taken.

The Ministry also notes that about the incident Russia to the command of the peacekeeping contingent and Russia-Turkey The Joint Monitoring Center was informed.

Ministry of Defence states that recently Azerbaijan-Armenia state on the border Armenia bears all the responsibility for the tension militarypolitical falls on the management.

of Armenia Ministry of Defence evaluates the mentioned information as “another misinformation” and “Azerbaijan-Armeniaon the border states that the situation is relatively stable.


The Karabakh conflict started in 1988. Until the cease-fire agreement in 1994 Azerbaijan The Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven adjacent districts were occupied.

But 2020As a result of the 44-day war, Azerbaijan regained control over a part of the Nagorno-Karabakh region and 7 surrounding districts.

That year 10 According to the November agreement (between Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia), fighting has stopped, along the Lachin Corridor and the contact line in Karabakh Russian peacekeepers placed.

It is reported that most of the former Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Province remains under the control of an unknown entity and Russian peacekeepers.

Radio Liberty

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