OSCE MONITORING IN FIZULI REGION WAS INTERRUPTED BY BREACHING CEASE-FIRE REGIME BY ARMENIA
Holding of the monitoring on the area of the Garahanbeyli village of Fizuli region at the cease-fire line was planned on 20 September 2005 in accordance with the mandate of the OSCE current chairman personal envoy.
From the Azerbaijani side the monitoring was to be held by the personal envoy of the OSCE current chairman, the Ambassador Andzey Kasprshik, his field assistants Andzey Kasprshik,and Olexander Samarski, as well as the high level official of the Working Group, the press service of the Defense Ministry told Trend.
At the opposite side of the cease-fire line which is internationally recognized as the territory of Azerbaijan the monitoring was to be held by the field assistants of the OSCE current chairman personal envoys Imre Palatinus, Peter Kea and Harry Eronen, as well as the high level representative of the Working Group.
On 20 September 2005 at 11.53 a.m. during the start of the monitoring the fire was opened from the left flank of the units of the Armenian Armed Forces in the direction of the delegation, which held monitoring on the Azerbaijani side. The field assistant Vymetal registered the breach of the cease-fire from the Armenian side and reported to the Ambassador Andjey Kasprshik about it. By the decision of Kasprshik monitoring was halted.