Azerbaijani forces use mortars as they shell Armenian positions at Yeraskh section of border

00:44, 20 July, 2021

YEREVAN, JULY 20, ARMENPRESS. Armenia’s Defense Ministry released new details from the situation in the Yeraskh section of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border.

The ministry’s statement says:

“In the evening of July 19, starting from 18:40, the Azerbaijani armed forces shelled the Armenian positions located in the Yeraskh section of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border for several hours with the use of various caliber firearms. Mortars were also used regularly.

As of 23:00, the situation remains tense.

The Defense Ministry of Armenia warns again that any border provocation will receive a tough response, and the whole responsibility for the escalation of the situation falls on the military-political leadership of Azerbaijan”.


Editing and Translating by Aneta Harutyunyan

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