Armenian Armed Forces violate ceasefire in several directions
Azerbaijan, Baku, October 24/Trend, E.Mekhtiyev/
Armenian Armed Forces opened fire at positions of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces located at the nameless heights of Gazakh region, at the nameless heights of Gadabay region, near the villages of Ashagi Eskipara of Gazakh region from the positions located near the village of Paravakar of Armenia's Ijevan region, at the nameless heights in the territory of Armenia's Krasnosel'skiy region, in the village of Voskepar of Armenia's Noemberyan region respectively yesterday and last night, Azerbaijani Defence Ministry told Trend on Thursday.
At the same time, the Azerbaijani Armed Forces were fired from the positions located near the villages of Merzili, Sarijali and Shikhlar of Agdam 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.