By Sabina Mammadli
From 1825 on November 29 to 0045 on November 30, units of the
Armenian armed forces from positions in the direction of Ashaghi
Shorzha (Nerkin Shorzha) settlement of Basarkechar (Gekharkunik)
region, as well as Khazinavar and Burun villages of Goris region,
using various caliber arms, shelled positions of the Azerbaijani
army stationed in the direction of Yellija village of Kalbajar
District, Hajilar and Garagol villages of Lachin District, Azernews
reports per Defense Ministry.
Moreover, the ministry reported that at 1810 on November 29,
members of an illegal Armenian armed formation on the territory of
Azerbaijan, where the Russian peacekeepers are temporarily
stationed, using various caliber weapons periodically subjected to
fire the Azerbaijan Army positions stationed in the direction of
Units of the Azerbaijani Army stationed in these directions took
adequate retaliatory measures.
Meanwhile, the ministry also denied the statement of Armenia's
Defense Ministry claiming that the Azerbaijani Army units opened
fire on the Armenian positions at 1750 (GMT+4) on November 29,
which allegedly resulted in the injury of an Armenian
Armenia shells Azerbaijani military positions along the state
border on a regular basis. Since early September, Azerbaijani
positions have been repeatedly targeted by the Armenian forces.
The biggest border clashes between the sides since the 44-day
war in 2020 started during the night of September 12 to 13, when
the Armenian armed forces carried out large-scale provocations
along the Azerbaijani-Armenian state border in Dashkasan, Kalbajar,
and Lachin directions.
Following the October 6 meeting in Prague between the
Azerbaijani and Armenian leaders under the auspices of EU Council
President Charles Michel and French President Emmanuel Macron, all
sides reiterated their commitment to peace talks while recognizing
each other's territorial integrity.
Sabina Mammadli is AzerNews' staff journalist, follow her on
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