Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug.7 /Trend I.Izzet/
Armenian Armed Forces opened fire at Azerbaijani Army positions situated in the villages of Kohnegishlag in the Aghstafa region and Gizilhajili in Gazakh region from positions in the villages of Paravakar and Berkaber of Armenia's Ijevan region yesterday and last night, the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry told Trend on Wednesday.
The positions of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces in the village of Kemerli in the Gazakh region were also subjected to fire from the Armenian Armed Forces situated in the village of Berdavan in the Noemberyan region.
Armenian Armed Forces also opened fire on positions of the Azerbaijani Army from positions situated near the occupied villages of Chayli in the Terter region, Horadiz in the Fizuli region and Shikhlar and Yusifjanli in the Aghdam region, as well as from positions on the nameless heights of the Goranboy region.
The shooting was countered by return fire.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan.
Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 per cent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.
Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Russia, France and the U.S. are currently holding peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. Security Council's four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.
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