BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 20
The Armenian Armed Forces subjected the territories of Azerbaijan’s Goranboy and Tartar districts to missile and artillery hearth from about 17:00 (GMT+4) on October 20, Development reviews citing the Azerbaijani Protection Ministry on Oct. 20.
Armenian Armed Forces launched a large-scale army assault on positions of Azerbaijani military on the entrance line, utilizing large-caliber weapons, mortars and artillery on Sept. 27.
Azerbaijan responded with a counter-offensive alongside all the entrance. On account of retaliation, Azerbaijani troops liberated a variety of territories beforehand occupied by Armenia, in addition to take essential, 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 warfare, 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 encircling districts.