The Azerbaijani army took management of dozens of army positions held by separatist Armenian forces in Karabakh, shortly after launching a counterterrorism operation within the space, based on an announcement by the Protection Ministry.
“Greater than 60 fight positions of the Armenian (separatist) armed forces models are actually beneath the management of our armed forces,” Azerbaijani Protection Ministry spokesperson Anar Eyvazov advised a information convention.
Iran gives to mediate
Iran on Tuesday provided to mediate the battle between Azerbaijan and Armenia and referred to as for compliance with the 2020 cease-fire settlement.
The provide comes hours after Azerbaijan began a broad army operation to take over Karabakh.
Iranian International Ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani referred to as for adherence to the cease-fire settlement between Azerbaijan and Armenia, which each share a border with Iran. Just a few days in the past, Iran’s Protection Minister Mohammad-Reza Ashtiani warned of conflict within the area.
The 2 former Soviet neighboring international locations have been combating over Karabakh for many years.
Iran, like Russia, maintains good relations with Armenia. However, high-ranking army representatives from Baku and Tehran just lately met for talks and signed an settlement to deepen protection and army cooperation.
The demise toll has risen to over two dozen in Karabakh after Azerbaijan launched “anti-terrorist” operations the separatists stated Tuesday night.
A separatist official claimed that there have been 25 fatalities and 138 accidents.