Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan announced the destruction of operational-tactical missile systems on the territory of Armenia.
The ministry said that on the night of October 14, the Azerbaijani military noticed several systems of operational-tactical ballistic missiles on the territory of Armenia in the border zone with the Kelbajar region in Nagorno-Karabakh.
“The Azerbaijani army took preventive measures. As a result, operational-tactical missile systems brought to a state of readiness for firing were neutralized,” the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said.
The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry announced on September 27 the start of a “counter-offensive operation” along the entire contact line in the Karabakh conflict zone in response to provocations from the Armenian side. Armenia responded by announcing an attack on the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) by Azerbaijan. Fighting in the conflict zone continues, the sides suffer losses in manpower and equipment.
October 9 chapters MFA of Armenia and Azerbaijan following many hours of talks in Moscow agreed on a ceasefire from noon on October 10, but on the same day, Baku and Yerevan began to exchange accusations of violation of the ceasefire.
Azerbaijan in the early 1990s lost control over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh and seven regions as a result of a conflict with the Armenian population of the region and Armenia.
A ceasefire between Armenia and the self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic on the one hand and Azerbaijan on the other was established in May 1994.
Currently, the negotiation process is mediated by the OSCE Minsk Group, created in 1992 to find ways to peacefully resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. It includes Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Finland, and Turkey. The group is co-chaired by Russia, France, and the United States.
On the eve, Turkey called calls to stop the fire in Karabakh were reasonable, but demanded the withdrawal of Armenian troops… Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday that international calls for a ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh are reasonable, but the world powers should also urge Armenia to withdraw from Azerbaijani lands.