Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept 8 /Trend M.Aliyev/
Soldier of N-military unit in Nakhchivan Jafarov Rebbie, born in 1993, and wounded by Armenian sniper, died, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said.
Jafarov died in the hospital, where he was placed after the injury.
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.