Armenia continues to violate ceasefire with Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 5
Armenian armed forces have 45 times violated the ceasefire with Azerbaijan on the line of contact over the past 24 hours, said the message of Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry June 5.
Armenian armed forces stationed in Barekamavan and Voskevan villages of Armenia's Noyemberyan district opened fire at the Azerbaijani positions located in Jafarli and Qushchu Ayrim villages of the Qazakh district.
Armenian armed forces stationed in Krasnoselsk region of Armenia opened fire at the Azerbaijani positions located in the nameless heights of the Gadabay district.
Armenian army violated ceasefire from the positions near Yusifjanli village of the Aghdam district, Goradiz, Ashagi Seyidahmadli villages of the Fizuli district.
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.