Military equipment of the Armenian army. Photo by the Ministry of Defence of Armenia http://www.mil.am/

28 July 2020, 18:04

Armenian authorities announce de-escalation on border with Azerbaijan

Over the past night, the positions of the Armenian troops were shelled 17 times, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Armenia reported. The ceasefire violations still take place, but during the past two-three days, the number of shelling attacks has decreased, says Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.

Earlier, the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan has reported that the positions of the country's troops in the Karabakh conflict zone and on the border with Armenia were shelled 38 times over 24 hours, including from sniper rifles.

At night and on Tuesday morning, the situation on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan remained relative calm, while the Azerbaijani troops fired about 220 shots at the Armenian positions, reported on Facebook Shushan Stepanyan, the press secretary of the Armenian MoD.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on July 28, 2020 at 02:31 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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