The Armenian authorities appeal to Russia with an appeal to protect the sovereign territory of the republic from the attack of Azerbaijan in accordance with the 1997 treaty. Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia Armen Grigoryan stated this.
According to him, a corresponding written appeal to Moscow is now being prepared, TASS reports.
According to the Ministry of Defense of Armenia, the Azerbaijani military attacked the Armenian posts stationed on the border, using small arms, artillery and armored vehicles.
The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan, in turn, reports on the tense situation on the border, where hostilities are now being conducted. It is noted that in response to the provocation of the Armenian side, the enemy’s anti-tank weapons and mortars were destroyed.
On the eve, the leadership of Armenia replaced the minister of defense of the republic. This happened after the aggravation of the situation on the border with Azerbaijan.