Armenian Defense Ministry: Azerbaijan has launched a massive offensive in the northern direction

16.10.20 12:05

This morning, after almost an hour of intense artillery shelling, Azerbaijan launched a massive offensive in the northern direction, - stated official representative of the Ministry of Defense, Artsrun Hovhannisyan, according to the Armenian media.


According to Hovhannisyan, the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army repulsed the attack and the Azerbaijani Armed Forces suffered heavy losses.


For the record, hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh has been continuing since September 27. The Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan reached a ceasefire agreement in Moscow, which entered into force on October 10 at 12:00. Nevertheless, the situation remains tense and the parties accuse each other of violating the ceasefire.



source: IPN 

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