Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov 11
Trend: Yesterday and last night, Armenian Armed Forces opened fire on Azerbaijani Armed Forces positions located in the villages of Gizilhajili and Ashaghi Eskipara in the Gazakh region from positions located in the villages of Berkaber in the Ijevan region and Voskepar in the Noyemberyan region, a message from the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry said on Nov. 11.
Azerbaijani Armed Forces were also fired on from positions located near the village of Garakhanbeyli in the Fizuli region and from the nameless heights in the territory of the Khojavend 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.