Military

Azerbaijan “liberates” wine factory?

Azerbaijani authorities continue spreading rumors, by way of the media, within the framework of the disinformation campaign under the code name: “Liberation of 11 thousand hectares.”

Defense ministry spox slams Azerbaijan’s Hasanov for ludicrous statement

Armenia’s defense ministry spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan has commented on Azerbaijani defense minister Zakir Hasanov’s statement, who claimed that “Azerbaijan has carried out a very successful operation in Nakhijevan and has taken 11,000 hectares of land under its control”.

Official Stepanakert: Azerbaijan army special divisions are quite active this week

April 12 can be considered the start of this phase of Azerbaijan’s “activeness.”

Azerbaijan shoots down Artsakh recon UAV across line of contact during monitoring flight

Azerbaijani forces have downed an Artsakh recon UAV as it was carrying out a monitoring flight around 11:20, June 19 in the south-eastern part of the line of contact, the Artsakh military said.

Artsakh leader convenes working consultation with Armenian PM

On 16 June President Bako Sahakyan together with Premier of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan convened a working consultation in the Artsakh Republic defense ministry devoted to the issues of consistent enhancement of the Defense Army’s combat efficiency, military cooperation between Artsakh and Armenia, as well as the current situation along the borders, Presidential Office informed.

Azerbaijan continues mobilizing troops and military equipment along contact line

The Defense Ministry of Artsakh informs that during the recent days active moves and mobilization of Azerbaijani troops and military equipment can be noted in different sections of Artsakh-Azerbaijan contact line. The statement issued by the Defense Ministry of Artsakh reads as follows,

Video of Azerbaijanis’ visiting graves at village under Armenia control is posted on internet

The footage of Azerbaijanis’ visiting the graves at ruined Gyunnut village, which is now under the control of the Armenian side, has been posted on the internet.

Vahagn Eloyan posthumously awarded with "For Service in Battle" medal

On 11 June President Bako Sahakyan signed a decree according to which serviceman of the Artsakh Republic Defense Army's N division Vahagn Eloyan was posthumously awarded with the "For Service in Battle" medal for bravery shown during the defense of the Artsakh Republic state border.

CSTO leaders to meet November 8

The CSTO Collective Security Council meeting will take place November 8, Kazakh FM Kairat Abdrakhmanov said today at the CSTO foreign ministerial council sitting in Almaty, according to TASS.

Artsakh army soldier killed in Azerbaijani shooting

A contract serviceman of the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) Defense Army was fatally wounded as a result of Azerbaijani gunfire on Sunday evening.

Representatives of Red Cross visit Armenian and Azerbaijani detainees

In May representatives of ICRC visited Armenian and Azerbaijani nationals detained as a result of Nagorno Karabakh conflict.

Artsakh soldier wounded by Azerbaijani fire

Soldier of the Defense Army of Artsakh Gevorg Khachatryan, born in 1998, received a gunshot wound by the Azerbaijani fire on June 7, at 23:30, in one of the military units located in the northern direction of the Defense Army, Artsakh’s defense ministry said.

Monitoring on Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact passed in accordance with agreed schedule

On June 8, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh Republic), the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the northeast from Martakert town, Artsakh MFA informed.

OSCE monitoring to be conducted on the Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact

On June 8, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh Republic), the OSCE Mission will conduct a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the northeast from Martakert town.

Armenian defense delegation starts Moscow visit

A delegation of Armenia's Ministry of Defense has departed for Moscow, Russia to take part in the working meeting regarding the armed force planning and operational readiness preparation.

Chief of General Staff of Armenia’s Armed Forces highly values Artsakh Defense Army’s combat readiness level

Armenia’s delegation led by Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Mayor-General Artak Davtyan visited the Defense Army on June 4-5 within the framework of the Armenia-Artsakh military cooperation and action plan, Artsakh’s defense ministry said.

Armenia’s delegation led by defense minister departs for Russia

Armenia’s delegation led by defense minister Davit Tonoyan has departed for Russia.

Iranian national detained after illegally crossing Artsakh border

Artsakh’s Prosecutor General’s Office on June 1 has provided materials to the Police department of Hadrut region according to which on May 18, at 19:00, Iranian citizen from Hamadan city Hasan Gholani Sayat Ali (1988) has crossed the state border of the Republic of Artsakh via a bridge on the Araks River without any documents, the Artsakh Police informed.

Defense minister comments on reports of Azerbaijani advance at Nakhichevan border

“The defense ministry has no concern about a positional change of Azerbaijani forces, as the situation is fully under control. We neutralize any movement due to our efficient actions,” Armenian Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan told reporters, when asked to comment on recent reports, suggesting the Azerbaijani troops had tried to advance further into a no man's land at some sections of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border in Nakhichevan direction, Panorama.am reports.

Artsakh soldier dies in car accident

On May 30, at 22:20, soldier of the Defense Army of Artsakh Suren Ayvazyan, 1992, has died as a result of a car accident, Artsakh’s defense ministry said.