Baku declared the destruction of an Armenian drone in Karabakh

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. The Azerbaijani defence Ministry reported on Monday about the destruction of the drone of the Armenian armed forces on the frontline in Karabakh.

«Day 25 Dec destroyed an unmanned aerial vehicle of the Armenian armed forces who attempted to carry out reconnaissance flights over the positions of Azerbaijani armed forces in Aghdam direction of the front», — the press-service.

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.