Sides accuse each other of violating ceasefire in Karabakh

Azerbaijan, Armenia accuse each other of violating ceasefire in Karabakh conflict zone.


The Armenian armed forces have violated a ceasefire on the contact line with the Azerbaijani armed forces in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict area 122 times over the past 24 hours, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reports.

Armenian forces shelled Azerbaijani positions both from Armenian territory and from occupied Azeri lands, it said.

"Taking into account the operational situation, the Azerbaijani armed forces delivered 123 strikes upon the enemy positions," it said.

Yerevan had said earlier that Azerbaijani armed forces had violated a ceasefire on the border with Armenia in the early hours of Saturday."In the early hours of May 7, the Azeri side continued firing sporadically with firearms and sniper arms at Armenian sentries on the northeastern section of the border with Armenia," the Armenian Defense Ministry said.

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