The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 117 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry reported on January 25.
Armenian armed forces, located in Armenia's Berkaber village and nameless hills of Ijevan region, Mosesgekh, Chinari villages of Berd region and nameless hills of Krasnoselsk region subjected to fire the positions of Azerbaijani armed forces located in Gizilhajili village and nameless hills of Gazakh region, Agdam, Alibayli, Kokhanabi, Agbulag villages of Tovuz region and nameless hills of Gadabay region.
The ceasefire was also violated in Talish, Gulustan villages in Goranboy region, Chilaburt, Yarimja, Goyarkh, Chayli villages in Tartar region, Sarijali, Kangarli, Novruzlu, Shuraabad, Yusifjanli, Namirli villages in Aghdam region, Kuropatkino village in Khojavand region, Horadiz, Gorgan, Ashagi Seyidahmadli villages in Fuzuli region, Mehdili village of Jabrayil region, as well as nameless hills in Goranboy, Khojavand, Fuzuli and Jabrayil regions.
In view of the operational situation, Azerbaijani armed forces carried out 119 strikes on enemy positions.
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 two countries signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Russia, France and the US are currently holding peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented the UN Security Council's four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.
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