20 January 2019, 11:23

NKR accuses Azerbaijan of 180 shelling attacks within a week

Azerbaijani soldiers fired 1300 shots at the positions of the Defence Army of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reported.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on January 6-12, the MoD of the unrecognized NKR counted 170 incidents of shelling of its positions.

On January 13-19, the Azerbaijani side violated the truce for 180 times, the correspondent of the "Caucasian Knot" quotes the message of the NKR's MoD, which notes that only small firearms were used for shelling.

By 2:30 p.m. Moscow time on January 19, The Azerbaijani MoD did not respond to the above message on its website. However, the Azerbaijani party of the Karabakh conflict counts the shelling attacks on its positions on the daily basis. According to the calculations of the "Caucasian Knot", on January 13-19, the Azerbaijani MoD recorded a total of 181 such attacks. Only in the past 24 days there were 26 such attacks, the MoD asserts.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on January 19, 2019 at 06:15 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Alvard Grigoryan; Source: CK correspondent

All news

February 21, 2019 08:30

February 21, 2019 08:27

  • GPO challenges refusal to arrest Kocharyan's administration head

    The court will consider the complaint of the General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) of Armenia on the refusal of the first-instance court to arrest Armen Gevorkyan, the former head of Robert Kocharyan's administration, who was accused under the case of dispersing demonstrators on March 1, 2008.

February 21, 2019 08:25

February 20, 2019 23:44

February 20, 2019 23:40

News archive