Azerbaijani army eliminates 2 Armenian saboteurs (UPDATE)
Details added (first version posted on 12:37)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13
Azerbaijani army eliminated two members of an Armenian saboteur group, there are also numerous wounded, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry told Trend Nov. 13.
An Armenian saboteur and recon group earlier attempted to attack Azerbaijani positions along the contact line of Azerbaijani and Armenian troops.
The attack attempt of the Armenian side was met with proper response and was forced to retreat. Azerbaijani side suffered no losses, currently the situation on the contact line is under control.
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 the UN Security Council's four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.