Official Baku confirms Armenian soldier crossing border to Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 22
Azerbaijani Defense Ministry has confirmed the information about Armenian soldier crossing the border to Azerbaijan.
Spokesman for the Azerbaijani defense ministry, Colonel Vagif Dargahli confirmed this fact to Trend.
"This is most likely due to tense situation, fear and panic in the Armenian armed forces", he said.
Dargahli said, the ministry will provide additional information about the incident later.
Earlier, Armenian media reported about soldier Andranik Grigoryan crossing the border to Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijani armed forces launched a heavy blow to the enemy on the front line and destroyed and wounded up to 20 Armenian soldiers as a result of military clash that took place on March 19 at the front
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan.
As a result of the ensuing war, in 1992 Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.
The two countries signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Russia, France and the US are currently holding peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.