Axar.az
UP
19 October 2018


Conflict’s settlement possible through dialogue

Home page Official News
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

The way to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict lies through dialogue and compromise, said Sergei Naryshkin, speaker of Russia’s State Duma (lower house of parliament).

Naryshkin made the remarks speaking to reporters.

The way to the restoration of peace is always through dialogue, compromise, and both sides should constantly seek the peace and compromise, the official said answering to a question.

On the night of Apr. 2, all the frontier positions of Azerbaijan were subjected to heavy fire from Armenians, who were using large-caliber weapons, mortars, grenade launchers and guns. Azerbaijani settlements near the frontline densely populated by civilians were shelled as well.

A counter-attack was carried out following the provocations of the Armenian armed forces on the night of Apr. 2.

Six Armenian tanks, 15 gun mounts and reinforced engineering structures were destroyed and more than 100 servicemen of the Armenian armed forces were wounded and killed during the shootouts.

Twelve servicemen of the Azerbaijani armed forces heroically died, one Mi-24 helicopter was shot down and one tank was damaged on a mine.

Three more soldiers of Azerbaijan were killed during the past day and night as a result of the ceasefire violation.

On Apr. 4, Azerbaijani armed forces destroyed three tanks and eliminated around 30 servicemen of the Armenian armed forces.

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, in 1992 Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.

The two countries signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Russia, France and the US are currently holding peace negotiations.

Armenia has not yet implemented the UN Security Council's four resolutions on withdrawal of its armed forces from the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding districts.

Date
2016.04.04 / 15:08
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

FMs held political consultations, sign program

"Future Forces International Exhibition" - Photo

Air Defense Units conducted combat firing

President received delegation of Italian Senate

President received Deputy Chairman of Turkmenistan

Air Defense Units conducted combat firing - Video

Ceasefire monitoring is ended with no incident

Azerbaijan Defense Minister to visit Czech Republic

Ilham Aliyev went to Lankaran

Monitoring exercise to be conducted on state border

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla