Press Secretary of the Armenian defense Ministry shush Stepanyan said on Thursday the restoration of clashes on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border.
in her expressions, the Azerbaijani Units in 04. 20 began shelling the villages of Aygepar and Movses using howitzer D-30.
"The fire is continuing at the moment. Units military power of Armenia neutralize the provocations of the Azerbaijani armed forces, " said Stepanyan, noting it's the first major violation of the ceasefire established since midnight fifteen July.
the Azerbaijani defence Ministry, on its part, assured the restoration of collisions. It is said that the Armenian armed forces made another attempt to attack positions in Tovuz district boundaries, the village of Agdam, Dondar Gushchu and Vehicle were fired from large-caliber weapons and mortars. The Ministry said that among the civilians nobody has suffered.
Began on 12 July a clash on Armenian-Azerbaijani border continues for several days in the neighboring areas - the Tavush and Tovuz, bordering also with Georgia and located a few hundred kilometers from the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh, where currently the situation is calm. In the place of the attacks are military positions stationed near the village of Movses. According to Baku, lost their lives eleven Azerbaijani military, including the General. The Armenian side reported the death of 2 officers and five wounded.
Azerbaijan and Armenia blame for the attacks on each other. Some countries and international organizations expressed concern over the situation and urged the parties to dialogue. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has told that is ready to provide Baku and Yerevan support to stabilize the situation.