Azerbaijan, Baku, August 8 /Trend, I.Izzet/
Today, an Armenian got lost and crossed into territory controlled by Azerbaijani Armed Forces, the law enforcement agencies told Trend on Thursday.
Currently it is being determined whether he is a civilian or serviceman. Meanwhile, Azerbaijani officials are examining the reason and condition of this person's crossing.
Secretary of the State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons Shahin Sailov confirmed this fact to Trend and added that, additional information will be provided.
As Armenian media outlet reported, according to preliminary data, on the night of August 7-8,that at about 3 am, a soldier of the Armenian Armed Forces, Akop Gevorkovich Injigulyan (born in 1991) got lost and found himself in the territory controlled by Azerbaijani Armed Forces.
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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