Azerbaijan to appeal to int'l organizations to hold tribunal over Armenia
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 27
Azerbaijan will appeal to international organizations to hold a tribunal over Armenia, General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan said, Trend reports.
It was noted that for the purpose to expose aggressive nature of Armenia in the international arena, the introduction of sanctions against the aggressor country stipulated by international law, an appeal will be made to a number of international organizations, including the UN Security Council, to organize a special international tribunal.
On September 27, at about 06:00, the armed forces of Armenia, committing large-scale provocations, have subjected to intensive shelling from large-caliber weapons, mortars, and artillery mounts of various calibers of the positions of the Azerbaijan Army along the entire length of the front and Azerbaijani human settlements located in the frontline zone.
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, 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 the withdrawal of its armed forces from Nagorno Karabakh and the surrounding districts.