In Azerbaijan, said about 60 ceasefire violations in Karabakh during the day

В Азербайджане заявили о 60 нарушениях перемирия в Карабахе за сутки

The Azerbaijani defense Ministry said on Saturday about 60 violations of the ceasefire regime on the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh for the last day.

“The Ministry of defence said that the formation of the Armenian armed forces using large-caliber machine guns, during the day violated the ceasefire regime in various directions of the front a total of 60 times,” — said in a statement on the Agency’s website.

Armenia and Azerbaijan on 2 April 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.

The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh began in February 1988 when Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous region (NKAR) announced their withdrawal from the Azerbaijani SSR. In September 1991, in the centre of Nagorno-Karabakh Stepanakert it has been declared creation of Nagorno-the Karabakh Republic (NKR). The Azerbaijani authorities during the subsequent military conflict have lost control over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Since 1992 negotiations on peaceful settlement of the conflict within OSCE Minsk group. Azerbaijan insists on maintaining its territorial integrity, Armenia protects interests of unrecognized Republic as Nagorno-Karabakh is not a party to the negotiations.

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