(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 28. Units of the
Azerbaijani army continue to destroy the military equipment of the
Armenian Armed Forces with accurate fire, Trend reports with
reference to the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense.
The Armenian armed forces committed a large-scale provocation,
subjecting the positions of the Azerbaijani army to intensive
shelling from large-caliber weapons, mortars, and artillery
installations of various calibers in the front-line zone on Sept.
27 at 06:00 (GMT+4).
The command of the Azerbaijani Army decided to launch a
counter-offensive operation of Azerbaijani troops along the entire
front to suppress the combat activity of the Armenian armed forces
and ensure the safety of the civilian population.
Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov said
Sept. 27, 2020 that Garakhanbeyli, Garvend, Kend Horadiz, Yukhari
Abdulrahmanli villages of Fizuli district, Boyuk Marjanli, and
Nuzgar villages of Jabrayil district were liberated.
Moreover, the positions of the Armenian armed forces were
destroyed in the direction of the Agdere district and Murovdag,
important heights were taken under control.
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.
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