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Azerbaijan announces “Retribution” operation in Nagorno-Karabakh (video)

One of the Azerbaijani soldiers died as a result of the Armenian shelling of Nagorno-Karabakh.

The situation in Nagorno-Karabakh is tense / photo REUTERS

The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan stated that several heights were taken and an air strike was launched on a military unit in the village of Upper Oratagh (Nagorno-Karabakh).

“As a result, the manpower of the Armenian armed formations was destroyed and wounded, as well as several D-30 howitzers, military vehicles and a large amount of ammunition,” the ministry said.

One of the Azerbaijani soldiers died as a result of the Armenian shelling of Nagorno-Karabakh. As a result, Azerbaijan announced an operation “Retribution” in Nagorno-Karabakh.

As UNIAN previously reported, on March 25, the Armenian Foreign Ministry reported about the violation of the line of contact by the armed forces of Azerbaijan on the border with Nagorno-Karabakh in the zone of responsibility of Russian “peacekeepers”. The Azerbaijani military occupied the village of Parukh in the Askeran region of the “NKR”.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has already made a statement that the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh is tense and could become a crisis.

After the start of a full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, Moscow transferred part of the “peacekeeping” contingent from Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijan) to Ukraine.

On July 16, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev accused the Russian Ministry of Defense of violating guarantees peace agreements on Nagorno-Karabakh.

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