Armenian Armed Forces violate ceasefire
Azerbaijan, Baku, August 2 /Trend/
Armenian Armed Forces opened fire at the positions of Azerbaijani Armed Forces from the positions near the occupied villages of Chayli, Goyarkh of Terter region, Garakhanbeyli, Ashagi Seyidahmedli of Fizuli region, Shikhlar, Sarijali and Yusifjanli of Aghdam region, yesterday and last night, Azerbaijani Defence Ministry reported on Friday
The positions of Azerbaijani Army were also subjected to the fire of Armenian Armed Forces from the positions on the nameless heights in the territory of Goranboy region.
The shooting was countered by return fire.
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.