The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry accused Armenia of shelling its positions in three border regions, the fire was opened in the direction of the settlements of Kokhanabi of the Tovuz region, Tyazakand of the Dashkesan region, as well as Keshdak and Barmagbin of the Kalbajar region.
“From the evening of September 22 until the morning of September 23, units of the Armenian armed forces on the Azerbaijani-Armenian state border fired at the positions of the Azerbaijani army. The units of the Azerbaijani army took adequate response measures,” said in a departmental announcement.
At the same time, the Armenian Defense Ministry stated that the Azerbaijani Armed Forces violated the ceasefire and early on Friday morning fired at the positions Armenian army on the eastern part of the border (Gegharkunik region). They added that the fire was suppressed by retaliatory actions.
Earlier, the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister confirmed Baku’s readiness negotiate on the normalization of relations with Yerevan. He added that the country is not interested in destabilization, as it continues to restore in Karabakh.