Armenian Armed Forces violate ceasefire again
Azerbaijan, Baku, September 23 /Trend/
Armenian Armed Forces opened fire at the positions of Azerbaijani Armed Forces from the positions located near the occupied villages of Chileburt of Tartar region, Javahirli of Agdam region, Gulustan and Tapgaragounlu of Goranboy region yesterday and last night, Azerbaijani Defence Ministry told Trend on Monday.
The shooting was countered by return fire.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan.
Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 per cent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.
Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Russia, France and the U.S. are currently holding peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. Security Council's four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.