Georgian President: Very concerned with resumption of hostilities between Armenia, Azerbaijan. We call for peace
Georgian President: Very concerned with resumption of hostilities between Armenia, Azerbaijan. We call for peace

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili has echoed to the hostilities between Armenia and Azerbaijan and called the parties for peace.

“Very concerned with the resumption of hostilities between Armenia and Azerbaijan. We call for peace. Stability and peace in our region must be our common cause,” stated the President.

Clashes on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border have broken out today. Armenian Defence Ministry said: “early this morning, the Azerbaijani side launched missile attacks along the entire line of contact targeting also the peaceful settlements, including the capital Stepanakert.”

Shushan Stepanian, a spokesman for Armenia’s Defense Ministry noted that Azerbaijan launched an air and missile attack in the direction of Nagorno-Karabakh. “Armenian army side has destroyed three Azerbaijani tanks and shot down two enemy helicopters and three unmanned aerial vehicles.”

As Defence Ministry of Azerbaijan stated, “the command staff of the Azerbaijan Army decided to launch a counter-offensive operation of our troops along the entire front to suppress the combat activity of the armed forces of Armenia and ensure the safety of the civilian population.”

 

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