Armenia declares martial law, mobilization

12:46, 27 September, 2020

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 27, ARMENPRESS. Armenia is declaring martial law and mobilization, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said.

“Dear countrymen,

At the decision of the government, martial law and general mobilization is being declared in the Republic of Armenia. The decision is effective after publication. I call on the personnel attached to the troops to present themselves to their district commissariats.

For the fatherland, for victory,” Pashinyan said.

In the early morning of September 27, the Azerbaijani military launched a massive attack on Artsakh using air force, missiles and tanks.  The Azerbaijani artillery strikes targeted civilian settlements, including Stepanakert city, which resulted in several civilians being killed. Schools were also bombed.

Editing and Translating by Stepan Kocharyan

 


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