The NKR defense Ministry said about 80 violations of the ceasefire in Karabakh during the day

© RIA to Novoshepelychi in Photobacterium of the defense army of Nagorno Karabakh on the first line of defense. Archival photoThe NKR defense Ministry said about 80 violations of the ceasefire in Karabakh during the day© RIA to Novoshepelychi the image Bank

The defense Ministry of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) said Sunday about 80 violations of the ceasefire in the region over the past day.

«The Azerbaijani armed forces on 20 may and 21 may had violated the ceasefire 80 times, producing at Armenian positions over 950 shots from firearms of different caliber,» — said in the message.

In turn, the Azerbaijani defense Ministry said on 117 violations of the ceasefire regime on the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh during the day.

Armenia and Azerbaijan on 2 April 2016, said the worsening situation in the Karabakh conflict zone, defense Ministry of Azerbaijan reported, in particular, the attacks by the armed forces of Armenia, the Armenian defense Ministry has said it is «offensive actions» from the Azerbaijani side. The parties to the conflict on April 5 announced a cease-fire, however, periodically accuse each other of continued attacks.

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