Defense Ministry: Azerbaijan Army positions were subjected to fire
Baku, August 8, AZERTAC
The Armenian armed formations subjected to fire the Azerbaijan Army positions a total of 10 times during the last day, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry told AZERTAC.
“6 of these incidents occurred as a result of the fire opened from the positions in the direction of the Basarkechar, Garakilsa, and Gorus regions of the Azerbaijani-Armenian state border on positions of the Azerbaijan Army, stationed in the direction of the Kalbajar and Lachin districts.
The other 4 incidents were recorded as a result of periodic fire opened by the use of sniper rifles and various caliber weapons on the Azerbaijan Army positions, stationed in the direction of the Kalbajar, Goranboy and Fuzuli districts, by members of an illegal Armenian armed detachment in the territory of Azerbaijan, where the Russian peacekeepers are temporarily deployed.
There are no losses among the personnel and military equipment of the Azerbaijan Army.
In all cases, adequate retaliatory measures were taken by the Azerbaijan Army Units.
We inform that the Armenian military-political leadership bears all responsibility for the recent tension that occurred on the Azerbaijani-Armenian state border, as well as in the territory of Azerbaijan, where the Russian peacekeepers are temporarily deployed,” the ministry added.