Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 29
14:44 (GMT+4) New details of the death of Hovsep Grigoryan, an Armenian soldier, in Azerbaijan’s occupied territories, have been revealed.
Grigoryan was shot dead by his colleague, due to unsafe gun handling, Armenian media reported.
11:53 (GMT+4) Hovsep Grigoryan, an Armenian soldier, has died in Azerbaijan’s occupied territories, the Armenian media reported Jan. 29.
According to preliminary information, Grigoryan accidentally shot himself due to unsafe gun handling.
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.