Politics 10:58 18/11/2021 Armenia

Azerbaijani forces open indiscriminate fire at Armenian positions in Tavush – Defense Ministry

Azerbaijani forces fired at Armenian positions in Tavush Province late Wednesday night, the Armenian Defense Ministry reported on Thursday.

"The Azerbaijani armed forces opened indiscriminate fire at some sections of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border in Tavush Province. The enemy fire was suppressed by retaliatory measures," the ministry said.

The situation along the Armenian-Azerbaijani border was relatively stable as of 10am, it added.

On November 16, the Azerbaijani military resorted to yet another provocation, attacking the Armenian positions in the eastern section of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. Local battles were fought with the use of artillery, armored vehicles and small arms. Under the mediation of the Russian side, an agreement was reached to ceasefire at the eastern border from 6:30pm.

According to a statement by Armenia’s Defense Ministry, 13 Armenian soldiers were captured by Azerbaijani forces and 24 others went missing as a result of border clashes. Two Armenian soldiers were confirmed killed in the fighting.



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