On November 3rd, videos surfaced showing Azerbaijani soldiers cutting off the ears of dead Armenian personnel.
The videos are quite graphic, and will not be shared below, however, they could easily be found in open sources.
Regardless, the level of animosity and ethnic hate against Armenians from the Azerbaijani side is evident in them.
On the battlefield, according to the State Emergency Service of Artsakh, Azerbaijani Armed Forces hit the city of Shushi with large caliber artillery.
Injured have been reported among the civilian population, and there is a lot of destruction in the city.
A video was also released of the shelling of the city center of Stepanakert in the late hours of November 3rd.
The Armenian side released an alleged updated map of the war.
On November 3rd, photographs were shared of a destroyed column of Azerbaijani special forces, and WarGonzo appears to have made a video on the matter:
On the Azerbaijani side, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev announced his readiness to stop the war in Nagorno-Karabakh on condition that Armenia withdraws its troops from the “occupied territories”.
“The sooner the war ends, the better. <…> I have repeatedly said <…> and I can repeat once again that <…> if the Prime Minister of Armenia undertakes a commitment to liberate the remaining territories, then we are ready stop today. So far, he has not undertaken such obligations,” Aliyev said in an interview with the Italian newspaper La Repubblica.
The head of state recalled that, according to the basic principles of the UN Security Council resolutions, first five regions must be liberated, then two more.
“We have already unilaterally liberated four regions. Therefore, Pashinyan, must say that the troops should be withdrawn from the territories of Aghdam, Kelbejar, Lachin regions that remained under occupation. But he does not give such a statement, that means he does not want an end to the war,” Aliyev summed up.
In an interview with Al Arabiya TV channel, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stated that Yerevan is ready for negotiations on the settlement of the conflict in Karabakh, but Baku does not make compromises. According to Pashinyan, “as soon as a compromise becomes acceptable for Armenia, it immediately becomes unacceptable for Azerbaijan.”
Azerbaijan forces keep pushing.
During the day on November 3rd and night on November 4th, the Armenian armed forces fired at the positions of the units of Azerbaijan Army in different directions of the front and our human settlements with various small arms, howitzers and mortars.
The combat operations continued with varying intensity, mainly in the Tartar, Aghdam, Khojavend, Zangilan and Gubadli direction of the front. The enemy was forced to retreat with casualties on personnel and military vehicles in some areas of the front.
“During the day and at nighttime, a large number of enemy forces, 2 – T-72 tanks, 3 – D-30 howitzer-guns, 1 – “Zastava M-55” anti-aircraft gun, 1 – tactical UAV, 3 – military trucks were destroyed and wrecked.”
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