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Armenia violates ceasefire with Azerbaijan 112 times

Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict Materials 13 May 2016 11:09
Armenian armed forces have 112 times violated the ceasefire with Azerbaijan on the line of contact over the past 24 hours.
Armenia violates ceasefire with Azerbaijan 112 times

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 13

Trend:

Armenian armed forces have 112 times violated the ceasefire with Azerbaijan on the line of contact over the past 24 hours, said Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry May 13.

Armenian military was using 82-millimeter mortars.

Armenian armed forces stationed on nameless heights in the villages of Paravakar and Berkaber of Armenia's Ijevan district opened fire at the Azerbaijani positions located in the village of Kohnegishlag of the Aghstafa district, on nameless heights and in the village of Gizilhajili of the Gazakh district.

Azerbaijani positions in the villages of Alibayli and Aghbulag of the Tovuz district were shelled from the villages of Aygedzor, Mosesgeh and Chinari of Armenia's Berd district.

Azerbaijani army positions located on nameless heights in Azerbaijan's Gadabay district were also shelled by the Armenian side stationed on nameless heights in Armenia's Krasnoselsk district.

Armenian army also violated ceasefire from the positions near the Chilaburt, Goyarkh villages of the Terter district, Shikhlar, Sarijali, Kangarli, Novruzlu, Namirli, Garagashli, Marzili, Yusifjanli villages of the Aghdam district, Kuropatkino village of the Khojavand district, Garakhanbeyli, Horadiz, Gorgan villages of the Fizuli district, and the Mehdili village of the Jabrayil district.

Further on, Azerbaijani positions located on nameless heights in the Shahbuz district of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic were shelled from the nameless heights in the Yeghegnadzor district of Armenia.

Azerbaijani armed forces inflicted 115 strikes upon Armenian positions.

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 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations.

Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on withdrawal of its armed forces from the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding districts.

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