From Nagorno-Karabakh they reported the death of two soldiers due to attacks from Azerbaijan, which, in turn, reported the loss of a soldier.
This Wednesday, the president of the unrecognized republic of Nagorno-Karabakh, Arayik Harutyunián, signed a partial mobilization order in the territory, reported from the president’s press service.
The measure was decreed after Nagorno-Karabakh denounced that the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan violated the ceasefire regime with the use of weapons of different calibers, mortars, grenade launchers and attack drones. The offensives ended with two military professionals deadWhile others 14 were injured.
For its part, the Azerbaijan Ministry of Defense reported on August 3 the death of one of its soldiers due to an attack launched by “illegal” forces deployed in the area.
Commenting on the incident, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry also accused Armenia of violating the tripartite agreement, which “harms efforts aimed at normalizing relations between the two countries.” In parallel, they urged Armenia to withdraw its detachments from the territory, considered by Azerbaijan as its own.
In response to the death of its soldier, the Azerbaijani Army carried out Operation ‘Revenge’ during which he took under his control some “important commanding heights”.
From Nagorno-Karabakh, an enclave within Azerbaijani territory historically populated by Armenians, they assured that they are taking measures to stabilize the situation With the command of the russian peacekeeping forces deployed in the region after the signing in November 2020 of the agreement between Azerbaijan, Russia and Armenia that stopped hostilities in the disputed region.
- The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over control of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, which dates back to 1988, broke out with renewed force on September 27, 2020 and lasted until November 9.