Armenia blames Azerbaijan with provoking shootout on border

Source : 112 Ukraine

One Armenian and two Azerbaijani soldiers were wounded in the incident
12:12, 7 July 2021

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The Armenian military accused Azerbaijan of provoking the shootout in Verin Shorzha village, on the border between the two countries. Samvel Asatryan, Chief of the Information Department of General Staff of Armenian Armed Forces said so as cited by Armenian public TV.

"The Azerbaijani troops provoked the shooting", Asatryan said.

According to him, one Armenian and two Azerbaijani soldiers were wounded in the incident.

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On June 13, the reports claimed that Azerbaijan passed Armenia 15 POWs in exchange on the maps of mine fields on the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.

On June 26, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry claimned that Armenian army attacked their positions in Kelbajar district. In turn, Armenian Defense Ministry rejected that statement, stating that the actual attack was launched on their emplacements. 

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