The Occupation in Figures
Nagorno-Karabakh: 1988-1992, territory 4400 km2; Shusha: may 08, 1992, territory 289 km2; Lachin: may 18, 1992, territory 1840 km2; Kalbajar: april 2, 1993, territory 3054 km2; Aghdam: july 23, 1993, territory 1150 km2; Fizuli: august 23, 1993, territory 1390 km2; Jabrayil: august 23, 1993, territory 1050 km2; Gubadli: august 31, 1993, territory 802 km2; Zangilan: october 29, 1993, territory 707 km2.

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 44 times in 24 hours

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 44 times in 24 hours



Over the past 24 hours, Armenia’s Armed Forces have 44 times violated the ceasefire in different directions along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said Jan. 8.

Armenian army was using large-caliber machine guns.

Armenian armed forces, located in Voskepar, Barekamavan villages in Noyemberyan district, in Paravakar village and on nameless heights in Ijevan district, in Aygepar, Chinari villages in Berd district subjected to fire the positions of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces located in Ashaghi Askipara, Gaymagli, Bala Jafarli villages and on nameless heights in Gazakh district, Alibayli, Aghbulag, Kokhanabi villages of Tovuz district.

The positions of Azerbaijan's Armed Forces were also fired from positions of Armenian military units located near to the occupied Shuraabad, Shixlar, Kangarli, Shirvanli villages of Aghdam district, Kuropatkino village of Khojavand district, Ashaghi Veysalli, Horadiz villages of Fuzuli district, Mehdili village of Jabrayil district, as well as from positions located on the nameless heights in Goranboy, Tartar, Khojavand, Fuzuli 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.