Armenian troops keep high tension on contact line

Armenian armed forces have broken the ceasefire with Azerbaijan 95 times in numerous positions in the last 24 hours, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry reported on June 11.

Armenian armed forces, located in the village of Vazashen of Armenia’s Ijevan district, opened fire at the positions of Azerbaijani armed forces located on the nameless heights of Gazakh district.

Moreover, Azerbaijani positions located in the villages of Alibeyli, Aghdam and Kokhanebi of Tovuz district, took fire from the positions located in the villages of Aygepar, Mosesgerh and Chinari of Armenia’s Berd district.

Azerbaijani positions located on the nameless heights of Gadabay district, underwent fire from the positions located on the nameless heights of Armenia’s Krasnoselskiy district.

Azerbaijani positions also took fire from the positions located near the villages of Talish of Goranboy district, Chileburt, Yarimca, Goyarkh of Terter, Shuraabad, Yusifjanli, Shikhlar, Garagashli, Kengerli of Aghdam, Garakhanbeyli, Horadiz, Ashagi Seyidahmadli of Fizuli and Mehdili of Jabrayil district.

Moreover, Azerbaijani positions took fire from the positions located on the nameless heights of Goranboy, Khojavend, Fizuli and Jabrayil districts.

The enemy was silenced with return fire.

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, in 1992 Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.

The two countries signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Russia, France and the US are currently holding peace negotiations. Armenia has not yet implemented the UN Security Council’s four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.