On July 4, 1992, the Azerbaijani armed units, with multiple superiority in manpower and military equipment, employing heavy artillery and combat aircraft launched a large-scale offensive in the direction of Martakert town of the Republic of Artsakh, Artsakh Republic MFA said in a statement issued today.
On the occasion of the Day of those fallen for Motherland and missing in action, Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan visited the Stepanakert Memorial Complex and laid flowers on the monument of missing in action war volunteers, the Presidential Office told.
During the period from June 21 to 27 the Azerbaijani armed forces violated the ceasefire regime in the Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact more than 190 times by firing nearly 1600 shots at the Armenian positions, the Artsakh Defense Army said in a press release.
President of Artsakh Arayik Harutyunyan visited today the Tigranakert training range to watch the combat tactics phase of the military exercise involving different military units of the Defense Army, the Presidential Office told.
U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) testified for continued life-saving U.S. de-mining assistance to Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh), during a first-ever virtual testimony organized by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, as this key panel gets set to finalize its Fiscal Year 2021 foreign aid priorities over the next two week, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
Azerbaijani military breached the ceasefire along the Artsakh-Azerbaijan Line of Contact around 85 times in the past week, the Artsakh Defense Ministry reported on Saturday. In the period from June 14 to 20, the Azerbaijani forces fired more around 700 shots towards the Armenian defense positions from firearms of different calibers, the source said.
Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan accompanied by Minister of Agriculture Ashot Bakhshiyan and other responsible officials of the sphere visited on Saturday the pedigree farms in Noragyugh and Khanapat communities of the Askeran region.
Erdogan bids farewell to Merkel after 16 yearsAngela Merkel’s final visit to Turkey as German chancellor on Saturday saw two of Europe’s longest-serving leaders pay tribute to one another as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hosted her for farewell talks