The situation on the line of contact between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 36 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said.
Armenian armed forces were using large-caliber machine guns.
Armenian armed forces, located in Armenia's Dovekh and Shavarshavan villages in Noyemberyan region subjected to fire the positions of the Azerbaijani armed forces located in Kamarli and Farahli villages in Gazakh region.
The ceasefire was also violated in Chilaburt village in Tartar region, Marzili village in Aghdam region, Kuropatkino village in Khojavand region, Garakhanbayli, Horadiz and Ashagi Seyidahmadli villages in Fuzuli region, as well as nameless hills in Goranboy, Khojavand, Fuzuli and Jabrayil regions.
Further on, Azerbaijani positions were shelled from the nameless heights in the Goranboy, Khojavand, Fizuli and Jabrayil districts.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, in 1992 Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts. The 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on withdrawal of its armed forces from the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding districts.
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