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Armenia and Azerbaijan accuse each other of shelling

Source : 112 Ukraine

Armenia reports that "the Azerbaijani side fired indiscriminately, to which the Armenian side did not respond.
19:43, 27 June 2021

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The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported that the Armenian Armed Forces fired on the positions of the Azerbaijani Army in the Kelbajar region. In turn, the Ministry of Defense of Armenia denied the message of Baku about the shelling of the positions of the Azerbaijani army, announcing the shelling of its positions.

"On June 26, from 14:50 to 03:00 on June 27, units of the Armenian armed forces from positions located near the village of Yukhari Shorja in the Vardenis region periodically fired at the positions of the Azerbaijani Army from small arms in the direction of the villages of Zeylik and Imambinasi of the Kelbajar region," the ministry said.

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In turn, the Ministry of Defense of Armenia says that they did not open fire in the direction of the Azerbaijani positions. The ministry noted that during the period indicated in the message of the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry  "the Azerbaijani side fired indiscriminately, to which the Armenian side did not respond."

Earlier Azerbaijan handed over 15 prisoners of war to Armenia in exchange for maps of minefields on a part of the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.

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