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Azerbaijan announced the capture of heights in Karabakh and threatened with “more crushing” measures – news from Ukraine, World

At the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan declared on the conduct of Operation Retribution – the military carried out several attacks on the Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh and occupied a number of heights.

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The Azerbaijani department stated that members of the Armenian armed formations in the territory where the Russian peacekeeping contingent is temporarily stationed carried out a “terrorist-sabotage operation” against the units of the Azerbaijani army. As a result, an Azerbaijani soldier was killed.

In addition, the ministry reported that the Armenians allegedly made an attempt to capture the Girkhgyz height, located on a mountain range covering the territory of the Kalbajar and Lachin regions, and build new military positions there.

“As a result of the retaliatory operation” Retribution “carried out by the units of the Azerbaijan Army, the heights of Girkhgyz, Sarybaba and a number of other important dominant heights along the Karabakh ridge of the Lesser Caucasus mountain range were taken under control,” the statement said.

Now the Azerbaijani units are carrying out engineering work to build new positions and lay out supply routes at advantageous frontiers, the Defense Ministry said.

According to the report, within the framework of the operation, several Armenian combat positions were destroyed, an air strike was carried out on a military unit in the settlement of Yukhari Oratagh. “As a result, the manpower of illegal Armenian armed formations was destroyed and wounded, several D-30 howitzers, military vehicles and a large amount of ammunition were destroyed,” the report says.

The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan stated that “the demilitarization of these territories, the complete withdrawal of Armenian troops from there and the disarmament of illegal Armenian armed formations was absolutely inevitable.”

“The Ministry of Defense declares that, guided by the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, from now on, any terror and provocations committed in the sovereign territories of our country will be resolutely suppressed, and response measures will be even more crushing,” the statement said.

  • July 15 President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev stated that representatives of the Russian Ministry of Defense promised to ensure the withdrawal of the Armenian military from Karabakh by June, but this agreement has not yet been implemented..
  • On July 19, Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia Armen Grigoryan declaredthat the units of the regular army of Armenia will leave Nagorno-Karabakh in September.
  • Today, August 3, in Nagorno-Karabakh there was a shootout between the Armenian and Azerbaijani military, as a result of which there are dead and wounded on both sides.

Vadim Rebrina

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