Soldiers of the Nagorno-Karabakh Defence Army. Photo by Ilya Pitalyov

14 July 2018, 20:59

Nagorno-Karabakh accuses Azerbaijan of 170 cases of shelling per week

On July 8-14, the Azerbaijani armed forces fired more than 1500 shots on the positions of the Defence Army, reported the Nagorno-Karabakh Ministry of Defence (MoD).

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on July 1-July 7, the Nagorno-Karabakh MoD registered 155 cases of shelling on its positions.

Over the past week, Azerbaijan violated the truce 170 times, using small arms of different calibre, reports the website of the Nagorno-Karabakh MoD.

On July 8-14, Azerbaijan daily reported about the violation of the ceasefire regime by Armenia. During that time, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence registered 651 cases of shelling on its positions.

It should be noted that on July 10, the OSCE mission conducted regular monitoring in the Karabakh conflict zone and found no violations.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on July 14, 2018 at 01:05 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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