Azerbaijani Defense Ministry responds to social media calls to help army during anti-terrorist activities

Society Materials 20 September 2023 13:46 (UTC +04:00)
Azerbaijani Defense Ministry responds to social media calls to help army during anti-terrorist activities
Asif Mehman
Asif Mehman
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 20. During local anti-terrorist activities, information regarding the call for assistance to the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan was spread on social networks, a press service spokesman for Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry, Colonel Anar Eyvazov said at a briefing, Trend reports.

He noted that the Defense Ministry officially calls not to react to such calls.

"All necessary measures have been taken to provide the Azerbaijani Army with food and other logistical facilities," Eyvazov added.

In order to ensure the provisions of the Trilateral Statement, to stop large-scale provocations in the Karabakh economic region, to disarm and withdraw formations of the Armenian armed forces from the territories of Azerbaijan, to neutralize their military infrastructure, to ensure the safety of the peaceful population returning to the territories liberated from occupation, civil servants involved in construction and reconstruction works, and our military personnel, as well as to restore the constitutional order of the Republic of Azerbaijan, anti-terrorist measures have been launched in the region.

Civilians and infrastructure objects are not targets during localized anti-terrorist measures carried out in Azerbaijan's Karabakh region.

Only military targets belonging to illegal armed formations of the separatist regime are put out of action with the use of high-precision weapons available in the arsenal of the Azerbaijani Army.

Taking into account the appeal of the representatives of the Armenian residents of Karabakh, received through the Russian peacekeeping contingent, an agreement was reached on the suspension of anti-terrorist activities of local nature on September 20, 2023, at 13:00 (GMT+4) under the following conditions:

The Armenian armed forces formations and Armenian illegal armed formations located in Azerbaijan's Karabakh region shall lay down their weapons, leave their combat positions and military posts, and fully disarm. The units of the armed forces of Armenia shall leave the territory of Azerbaijan, and the Armenian illegal armed formations shall be disbanded.

In parallel, all weapons and heavy equipment are surrendered.

The implementation of the above-mentioned processes is ensured in coordination with the Russian peacekeeping contingent.