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Armenia Claims Azerbaijan Continues Violations, Calls For Russian Soldiers Along Entire Border

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Armenia Claims Azerbaijan Continues Violations, Calls For Russian Soldiers Along Entire Border

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The Armenian Defense Ministry claimed that Azerbaijan has violated the ceasefire and shelled its positions again.

“On July 30, between 11:20 and 11:30 (10: 20-10: 30 Moscow time), Azerbaijani units opened fire from sniper and other small arms at Armenian positions deployed in the Yeraskh sector (70 kilometers from Yerevan) “, reads the release of the military department.

It also noted that the fire was suppressed by retaliatory actions, there were no casualties.

Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan proposed to deploy Russian troops along the entire border with Azerbaijan.

“Taking into account the current situation, I think it makes sense to consider the issue of deploying strong points of Russian border guards along the entire length of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, which will allow work on demarcation and delimitation of the border without the risk of military clashes,” he said at a government meeting, adding that he plans discuss this with Moscow.

Prior to the statement, three Armenian soldiers were killed in clashes with Azerbaijani forces on the border, Armenia’s government said, in the deadliest clash since the end of last year’s war in Nagorno-Karabakh.

The Armenia Defense Ministry said in a statement that a further four soldiers were wounded by gunfire.

Armenia’s defense ministry said an intense gun battle had taken place near the village of Sotk close to the border with Azerbaijan’s Kelbajar region, one of those Baku reclaimed after the war that claimed some 6,500 lives.

“The Azerbaijani side is deliberately escalating the situation as its forces remain illegally on Armenia’s sovereign territory,” Armenia’s foreign ministry said.

For its part, Azerbaijan’s defense ministry said Armenian forces had opened fire towards Azerbaijani positions in Kelbajar and said two of its soldiers were also injured in the clashes but that “there is no danger to their life.”

Meanwhile, Washington said in a statement that it “condemns the recent escalation of violence” and urged the two sides to “uphold their ceasefire by taking immediate steps to de-escalate the situation.”

“Continued tensions along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border underscore the fact that only a comprehensive resolution that addresses all outstanding issues can normalise relations between the two countries and allow the people of the region to live together peacefully,” it added.

Both countries blamed each other for the flare-up in tension along the border.

Relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia are very tense, largely due to the situation around Nagorno-Karabakh.

In 2020, another round of military confrontation ended with the conclusion of an agreement beneficial for Azerbaijan: Armenia returned the Kelbajar, Lachin and Aghdam regions; Russian peacekeepers are stationed in the region.

After that, the demarcation of the borders began, resulting in another crisis, the peak of which fell in May.

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Chess Master

Armenian soldiers are demoralized and Putin hates Pashinyan but if Russia losses the occasion to try to counter the Turkish drones on that small front, bigger surprises might come in the next years.

farbat

why would russia refuse this in fact it would only damage russias image in central and east asia if russia would refuse this now it would basically have lost face in all former soviet union member states and specially the csto which would be a huge damage to russia so in fact i believe russia will come even in bigger than asked for

US & EU are Zion slaves

NATO lapdog wants a lot, why don’t they ask NATO.

Cromwell

Sure he does,are you on drugs?

farbat

hahaha erdogan does what putin wants more than the other way around but you will find this out soon enough how turkey will behave weasel like infront of russia

Russia

So Nikol Pashinyan just thinks in his mind that all Armenian borders with the Otto-Azeris should be guarded by Russian troops, is this guy fucking drunk or what? Go to Washington for help you nasty DOG, ask the United Snakes to come and guard your whole fucking border, currently what stops you from been annihilated from the Ottomanozeris is those Russian peacekeepers, but those RU P.Keepers should go home and leave this western bitch to be squashed from the Ottomans, he doesn’t deploy his own troops to the whole damn border, hmmm, he now wants Russians to literally be a firewall on the borderline, go back to your basement hole Nikol Pashinyan go and respectively FUCK YOURSELF. Nobody gives a shit about your nasty westernized country except Russia. Stupid village moron.

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Lance Ripplinger

Curious as to why the Armenian government isn’t deploying their own military to the border. I thought that was what the Armenian military is for: to protect Armenia. Prime Minister Pashinyan just seems either grossly incompetent, or is angling for some political gain, at the expense of the Armenian people. The average Armenian citizen has got to be worried. It is not be taken lightly that Turkey is backing Azerbaijan. Talk about David vs. Goliath. If the Armenian military was deployed fully to their borders, could they even stop an armed Azeri incursion, much less an out all invasion?

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