Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 14
Armenian armed forces have 15 times violated the ceasefire on the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops over the past 24 hours, said Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry Aug. 14.
The Armenian armed forces stationed in the Paravakar village of Ijevan district of Armenia opened fire at the Azerbaijani positions located in the Kehnegishlag village of Agstafa districts and on nameless heights of the Gazakh district. Azerbaijani positions in the Munjuqlu village of Tovuz district also took fire from the positions located on the nameless heights of Armenia’s Berd district.
Azerbaijani positions located on nameless heights of the Gadabay district underwent fire from the positions located on nameless heights of Armenia’s Krasnoselsk district.
Moreover, Azerbaijani positions took fire from the positions located near the villages Chilaburt of Terter district, Horadiz, Qorqan of Fizuli district.
Moreover, Azerbaijani positions took fire from the positions located on nameless heights of Goranboy and Jabrayil districts.
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.