Azerbaijani-Turkish joint tactical exercises in Lachin to ensure regional stability – MFA

Azerbaijani-Turkish joint tactical military exercises in Azerbaijan’s Lachin district serve to ensure regional stability, Spokesperson the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Leyla Abdullayeva said….

Abdullayeva made the remark commenting on the claims of the Armenian Foreign Ministry that the holding of joint Azerbaijani-Turkish exercises in the Lachin district contradicts the trilateral statement of November 10, 2020, and undermines peace and security.

According to her, it’s the sovereign right of each state to conduct various exercises….

Ombudsman: 822 Karabakh residents killed in 2020 war

822 residents of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), including 742 servicemen and 80 civilians, were killed in the 44-day war unleashed by Azerbaijan in fall 2020, Karabakh Human Rights Defender Gegham Stepanyan said on Wednesday, September 8.

Karabakh ombudsman: Azerbaijan fired at Armenian peaceful settlements

At around 7:30pm on Monday, the Azerbaijani side fired at the Armenian positions and peaceful settlements – and from its positions located in the direction of Karmir Shuka and Taghavard villages in the Martuni region of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), the latter’s human rights ombudsman, Gegham Stepanyan, reported.

Russian peacekeepers escort 4 Azerbaijani convoys in Karabakh

The Russian peacekeeping contingent has escorted four convoys of trucks containing construction equipment to areas that fell under Azerbaijan’s control during the Second Karabakh War, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.