According to preliminary data, during the fighting there are wounded and dead.
One of the Azerbaijani soldiers died as a result of the Armenian shelling Nagorno-Karabakh. As a result, Armenia was accused of gross violation of the Karabakh treaty.
This was reported in Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan.
“On the morning of August 3, members of the illegal Armenian armed formations on the territory of Azerbaijan, where the Russian peacekeeping contingent is temporarily stationed, were subjected to intensive shelling of the position of the Azerbaijani Army in the direction of the Lachin region. message.
Concerning Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan accused Armenia of violating the agreements on Karabakh.
“The bloody incident that took place on August 3 once again demonstrates that Armenia is grossly violating the trilateral agreement, and also undermines efforts to normalize relations between the two states. This also indicates Armenia’s disrespect for the efforts of international mediators,” the message says.
At the same time, the Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan placed all responsibility for the incident on the political and military leadership of Armenia.
After the incident, according to media reports, fighting began in the Lachin corridor in Nagorno-Karabakh. It is reported that 15 Armenian soldiers were wounded and three dead. According to preliminary data, units of the Azerbaijani armed forces occupied a height near the village of Salatyn.
In addition, edition report writes that the Azerbaijani army destroyed an artillery military unit in Heyvali and at least one enemy post.
As UNIAN previously reported, on March 25, the Armenian Foreign Ministry reported about the violation of the line of contact by the armed forces of Azerbaijan on the border with Nagorno-Karabakh in the zone of responsibility of Russian “peacekeepers”. The Azerbaijani military occupied the village of Parukh in the Askeran region of the “NKR”.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has already made a statement that the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh is tense and could become a crisis.
After the start of a full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, Moscow transferred part of the “peacekeeping” contingent from Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijan) to Ukraine.
On July 16, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev accused the Russian Ministry of Defense of violating guarantees peace agreements on Nagorno-Karabakh.