Former spokesperson of the Ministry of Defense of Armenia Artsrun Hovhannisyan told NEWS.am that the two Armenian fixed-term servicemen killed from the gunshots fired by Azerbaijani soldiers in Armenia’s Tavush Province today were not on the border.
The Defense Ministry of Armenia has released a footage of the downing of Elbit Hermes 900 UAV of the Azerbaijani armed forces.
The situation on the line of contact of the troops of the Nagorno-Karabakh–Azerbaijan conflict was relatively calm on the night of July 13 and is still relatively calm for the time being.
Two Armenian conscripts have been killed by Azerbaijani shooting in the north-eastern section of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, informed the Defense Ministry of Armenia.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is concerned about the humanitarian impact of reported military activity along the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, which has intensified since12 July 2020, the ICRC said in a statement.
The situation on the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Arstakh and Azerbaijan is calm.
The Armenian Armed Forces have downed a target guidance system-designated unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Azerbaijani armed forces.
Azerbaijani Armed Forces opened fire in the direction of the Tavush Textile enterprise, said the director of the company Michael Yezekyan, news.am reports.
Two servicemen of the Armenian Armed Forces – Major Garush Hambardzumyan and Captain Sos Elbakyan, were fatally wounded by the shot fired from the Azerbaijani side at the north-eastern section of the Armenia-Azerbaijan state border, Armenian defense ministry spokesperson Shushan Stepanyan said on Facebook.
The shooting on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan raises serious concerns, spokesperson of Russia’s president Dmitry Peskov told the reporters today, stressing Moscow’s readiness for mediatory efforts.
Azerbaijani defense ministry reported the death of Major General Army Polad Gashimov and Colonel Ilgar Mirzoev during aggravation of the situation on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.
Azerbaijani aggression against the security of the civilian population of Armenia will receive a proportionate response, Armenian MFA spokeswoman Anna Naghdalyan said in a statement.
Armenian Armed Forces destroy Azerbaijani military bases that shelled civilian settlements
Artsakh has confirmed five COVID-19 new cases, all in Stepanakert.
339 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been registered in Armenia in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 32,490, the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention said today.
The Azerbaijani armed forces are firing shots at the Berd community of Armenia’s Tavush province, the community leader Harutyun Manucharyan told Armenpress.
US Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone and Senator Edward J. Markey expressed their support for Armenia and the Armenian people, condemning the recent provocative actions taken by Azerbaijan along the Armenia border.
The US State Department has released a statement, urging to strictly adhere to the ceasefire on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed to Armenia and Azerbaijan to begin de-escalation of the conflict, the spokesperson of the UN Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric noted.
At night Azerbaijani tank movement was observed from combat positions of the Armenian Armed Forces and was curtailed by fire from the Armenian side, Defense Ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan said on Facebook.
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