BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 17
Turkey’s Ministry of Nationwide Protection made an announcement on Armenian missile assault on Azerbaijan’s Ganja metropolis the evening of Oct. 17, Development studies citing ministry’s official Twitter account.
“Perhaps you see this picture for the primary time, however Azerbaijanis have been residing with the identical picture for 30 years. Armenia murdering infants in Hocalı [Khojaly] 30 years in the past continues to do the identical. If there are people who can see this view and preserve silent, then preserve! We cannot be quiet!” the Ministry mentioned.
In accordance with the newest studies, because of the Armenian Armed Forces’ missile assault on residential areas within the central a part of Ganja metropolis, the second-largest metropolis of Azerbaijan positioned exterior the entrance line zone at almost 01:00 (GMT +4) on October 17, 14 folks had been killed, 52 folks injured, and quite a few civilian infrastructure amenities and automobiles had been closely broken.
Armenian Armed Forces launched a large-scale navy assault on positions of the Azerbaijani military on the entrance line, utilizing large-caliber weapons, mortars, and artillery on Sept. 27.
Azerbaijan responded with a counter-offensive alongside the whole entrance. On account of retaliation, Azerbaijani troops liberated a lot of territories beforehand occupied by Armenia, in addition to take vital, strategic heights beneath management.
The preventing continued into October 2020, within the early days of which Armenia has launched missile assaults on Azerbaijani cities of Ganja, Mingachevir, Khizi in addition to Absheron district.
The battle between the 2 South Caucasus international locations started in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims in opposition to Azerbaijan. On account of the following struggle, the Armenian Armed Forces occupied 20 % of Azerbaijan, together with the Nagorno-Karabakh area and 7 surrounding districts.
The 1994 ceasefire settlement was adopted by peace negotiations. Armenia has not but carried out 4 UN Safety Council resolutions on the withdrawal of its armed forces from Nagorno Karabakh and the encompassing districts.