(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 19. Legitimate
military targets of the Armenian armed formations [which haven't
been withdrawn from Azerbaijan's Karabakh contrary to the
trilateral statement signed by Azerbaijani, Armenian and Russian
leaders following the 2020 second Karabakh war] are being destroyed
with precise fire, Colonel Anar Eyvazov, Spokesperson for the
Azerbaijani Defense Ministry Anar Eyvazov said at a briefing,
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.
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
Civilians and infrastructure objects are not targets
during localized anti-terrorist activities carried out in
Azerbaijan's Karabakh region.
On September 19, 2023, at 04:30 (GMT+4), as a result
of a terrorist act, on a newly built tunnel road near the village
of Taghavard in Khojavand district, a KAMAZ truck carrying
employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan got
blown up on a mine, previously planted by illegal Armenian armed
groups [which haven't been withdrawn contrary to the trilateral
statement signed by Azerbaijani, Armenian and Russian leaders
following the 2020 second Karabakh war] on the territory of
Azerbaijan, where Russian peacekeepers are temporarily stationed
[under the trilateral statement].
The truck was on its way to the site of the terrorist
attack that took place on the same day at the 58th kilometer of the
Ahmadbayli-Fuzuli-Shusha road passing through the Khojavand
district, which killed employees of the State Road Agency of
The employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs,
Asim Jamalzade, Ramil Shirinov, Seymur Mahmudov, and Khazar
Zamanov, died on the spot.
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