Azerbaijan opens cross-border gunfire at Armenia and Artsakh in 43 ceasefire breaches in two days
17:40, 11 September, 2019
YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 11, ARMENPRESS. The Azerbaijani military violated the ceasefire regime 43 times at the Armenia border and Artsakh Line of Contact in the past two days, head of communications at the Armenian military’s General Staff Administrative Apparatus Samvel Asatryan told ARMENPRESS.
He said Azerbaijani armed forces opened cross-border gunfire from small arms, including Istiglal, PK and SVD weapons, at Armenian military positions near Aygepar, Barekamavan (Tavush), Yeraskhavan, Paruyr Sevak, Zangakatun (Ararat), Areni, Chiva (Vayots Dzor), and Vahan (Gegharkunik). Azerbaijan breached the ceasefire at the Armenia border 23 times September 9-11.
At the Artsakh Line of Contact, the Azerbaijani military breached the ceasefire 20 times and opened gunfire at military positions of the Martakert, Martuni, Askeran and Hadrut regions.
“The Armenian Armed Forces are confidently controlling the border situation at the entire length of the border, are strictly adhering to the ceasefire regime and are taking actions adequate to the situation only in case of the adversary’s targeted violations”.
Asatryan did not report injuries.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan
Edited by onjig, 11 September 2019 - 10:37 PM.