No Incident Happened during OSCE Monitoring in Contact Line of Forces
Azerbaijan, Baku, November 25/ Trend , corr K. Zarbaliyeva/ No incident happened during monitoring held within the mandate of a personal representative of Chairman-in-office of OSCE in contact line of armed forces near Ashagi Seidahmadli village of Fuzuli region, the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry said to Trend
Armenia has occupied 20% of Azerbaijan's territory - Nagorno-Karabakh and seven surrounding regions. The occupation began in 1988. Azerbaijan lost the Nagorno-Karabakh, except of Shusha and Khojali, in December 1991. In 1992-93, Armenian Armed Forces occupied Shusha, Khojali and Nagorno-Karabakh's seven surrounding regions. In 1994, Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement at which time the active hostilities ended. The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Russia, France, and the US) are currently holding peaceful, but fruitless negotiations. OSCE conducts monitoring in contact line to maintain ceasefire.
From Azerbaijani side, monitoring was held by the personal representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-office and ambassador Anjey Kasprshik and his field assistants Pieter Ki and Antal Herdich.
From the Armenian side, the monitoring was held by Imre Palatinus and Vladimir Chontulov , the Field Assistant to Personal Representative of OSCE Chairman-in-Office in the contact line internationally recognized as Azerbaijan's lands.