On October 8th, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan spoke about “traitors” on the frontline in Nagorno-Karabakh, and individuals attempting to spread discord among the troops.
“A few days ago, I received an alarm signal that some people went to one of the front lines and convinced the warring soldiers that “Nikol sold the land, that this is actually a conditional war, they brought you here to the meat grinder to kill, so that the agreement was not visible”, “there is no point in holding positions”.
According to some reports, persuasions, even orders of soldiers forced them to leave some combat positions to the enemy.
On my instructions, the national security service launched an investigation, and one of the key operatives, a resident of Stepanakert, was found and arrested in Yerevan.
As part of the initiated criminal case, an investigation is underway, as a result of which it will be found out which of the above information is real and which is fictional.
Currently, various hypotheses are being considered, including the hypothesis of political orientation, but there is not much information yet. I urge our compatriots who have such information to contact the national security service.
Traitors should not be in our ranks, and we need to clear the backs of heroic soldiers, volunteers and freedom fighters from such elements. And the victory will be for the Armenian people. For The Sake Of The Motherland,” Nikol Pashinyan said.
There was also a hype video published showing Ashot Pashinyan, the Prime Minister’s son, who volunteered to go on the frontline.
Today Ashot Pashinyan, son of the Prime Minister of RA, is among the volunteers moving towards the forefront in a…
In diplomatic news, the City Council of Geneva adopted the resolution which condemns the Azerbaijan’s aggression.
The document also refers to the recognition of the right of the Armenians of Nagorno-Karabakh to self-determination. The resolution also demands to freeze the assets of the Azerbaijan President Aliyev’s family in Switzerland.
According to available information as of October 8, 2020, at a summit of the The Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council) in Baku, there may be signed agreements on the creation of a unified army of Turan, which will include Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan, as Erdogan says, now the slogan of six states and one nation will work.
The Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation called for protecting Karabakh from mercenaries and terrorists, and attempts to infiltrate the territory of the conflict in Karabakh by mercenaries and terrorists should be stopped, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Igor Krasnov said at a meeting of the coordinating Council of attorneys General of the CIS member States.
France has publicly stated that Azerbaijan is an aggressor,
French foreign Minister Jean – Yves Le Drian said that Azerbaijan initiated the conflict in the war in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, Armenpress reports.
According to the Minister, each of the parties should be interested in establishing a ceasefire without preconditions.
“You can’t say,’ We want a ceasefire, but…’, it won’t happen. The fire has stopped, negotiations have begun to reach an agreement on a specific situation that will allow the parties to live normally,” the French foreign Minister said, Recalling the preliminary condition put forward by Azerbaijan a few days ago.
In a rare admission, the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) authorities said that 30 servicemen had been killed in repelling Azerbaijan’s attacks.
Photos were published of the main Holy Church of Shushi (another city of Artsakh), St. Ghazanchetsots which the Azerbaijani Armed Forces reportedly fired at from MLRS.
Separately, a video purportedly shows ISIS militants also present in Azerbaijan and preparing to fight against Armenia’s forces.
Azerbaijan’s defense ministry continues publishing videos allegedly showing success in its strikes, as well as capturing or destroying Armenian equipment.
It also released a hype video showing empty spaces, purportedly captured in the offensive, and Azerbaijani soldiers kissing the flag, with (probably) inspiring words being proclaimed in the background.
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