Armenian Armed Forces break ceasefire
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 26 / Trend K.Zarbaliyeva /
The Armenian armed forces broke the ceasefire regime, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported.
On Feb.25, the Armenian armed forces opened fire from positions outside the Azatamut village in the Ijevan region of Armenia to Azerbaijani troops in the Jafarli village in the Azerbaijani Gazakh region at 19:10-19:20 and 23:30-23:35, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported.
The Azerbaijani troops answered their fire. No causalities were reported.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and 7 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 the 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