No incident occurs during OSCE monitoring on contact line between Azerbaijani, Armenian armies
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 30 / Trend , K. Zarbaliyeva/
No incident occurred during a monitoring on the contact line of between Armenian and Azerbaijani armed forces near Khoka Nabi village of Tovuz region, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told Trend . The monitoring was held after a mandate by the special envoy of the OSCE chairman.
The monitoring was held on the Azerbaijani side by OSCE Chairman-in-Office Personal Representative field assistants Anjey Kasprshik, Pieter Ki and Jaslan Nurtazin.
The monitoring was held on the opposite side, which the international community recognizes as Azerbaijani territory, by OSCE Chairman-in-Office Personal Representative field assistants Imre Palatinus, Irji Aberli and Vladimir Chountulov.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan lost all of Nagorno-Karabakh except for Shusha and Khojali in December 1991. In 1992-93, Armenian armed forces occupied Shusha, Khojali and 7 districts surrounding Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group - Russia, France, and the U.S. - are currently holding the peace negotiations
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