Military exercises of the Azerbaijani army. Photo by the Ministry of Defence for Azerbaijan, https://mod.gov.az

20 April 2019, 18:53

Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of machine gun fire

Over the past 24 hours, the ceasefire in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone and on the border with Armenia was violated 21 times, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for Azerbaijan reported.

"The units of the Armenian armed forces used large-calibre machine guns and 21 times violated the ceasefire regime in different directions of the front during 24 hours," the Azerbaijani MoD reports on its website.

It is noted that the fire came both from the Armenian side and from the territories under the control of the Nagorno-Karabakh authorities.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on April 20, 2019 at 01:16 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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