Armenian armed forces fired on the positions of Azerbaijani Army Azerbaijan Gadabey region 0606111
Defense News - Azerbaijan / Armenia
Monday, June 6, 2011, 10:21 AM
Armenian armed forces fired on the positions of Azerbaijani Army of Azerbaijan’s Gadabey region.
Armenian armed forces fired on the positions of Azerbaijani Army in uplands of Azerbaijan’s Gadabey region from the uplands of Armenia’s Krasnoselsk region at 17.35-17.50 on June 5.
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev
They also fired on the positions of Azerbaijani Army from the occupied areas near Javahirli and Garagashli villages of Azerbaijan’s Aghdam region at 01.00-01.15 and 01.30-01.40 on June 6.
Press service of the Defense Ministry told APA the enemy was silenced with reprisal fire.
The two southern Caucasus countries fought a six-year war over the territory which broke away from Muslim Azerbaijan with the help of Christian Armenia during the collapse of the Soviet Union. The mountainous territory, and considerable lands around it, were wrested entirely from Baku's control.
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev, who has ramped up his country's military power with recent arms deals, has said Azerbaijan is willing to go to war with Armenia to reclaim Nagorno-Karabakh.