The Ministry of Defense of Armenia refuted Azerbaijan’s statement about the shelling of Azerbaijani positions on the border by the Armenian military.
On Sunday, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan accused Armenia of new shelling of the positions of the Azerbaijani armed forces on the border in three directions.
“The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan has spread another false report that allegedly units of the Armenian Armed Forces opened fire on Azerbaijani positions. Units of the Armenian Armed Forces did not fire at Azerbaijani positions,” Defense Ministry spokesman Aram Torosyan wrote on social networks.
Skirmishes periodically take place on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The last serious aggravation occurred on the night of September 13th. Yerevan stated that the Azerbaijani military fired at the border areas of Armenia – Gegharkunik, Vayots Dzor, Syunik regions (connects Armenia with Iran) using artillery and drones. These territories have nothing to do with Karabakh. Baku stated that the Armenian military fired at the positions of the Azerbaijani troops on the border, there was a clash. The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry accused Armenia of intending to disrupt the peace process. Both sides reported casualties among their military.