Baku, Washington mull contemporary Armenian border provocation, army co-op [PHOTO]

By Vugar Khalilov

Azerbaijani Protection Minister Col-Gen Zakir Hasanov and US
Beneath-Secretary of Protection for Coverage Colin Kahl have mentioned the
newest flare-up on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, in addition to
bilateral army cooperation, Azernews experiences, citing the

In a phone dialog on September 15 on the initiative of
the other aspect, the officers exchanged views on problems with
bilateral army cooperation, in addition to the confrontation on the
Azerbaijani-Armenian state border, and the present state of affairs within the
area, the ministry stated.

In the identical vein, the US has hailed the truce between Azerbaijan
and Armenia, Azernews experiences, citing US Secretary of State Antony

“We welcome the cessation of hostilities between Azerbaijan and
Armenia and can proceed to work with the events to hunt to
cement it. The USA stays dedicated to selling a
peaceable and affluent future for the South Caucasus area”
Blinken tweeted.

Moreover, Azerbaijani First Deputy Protection Minister and Chief
of the Common Workers of the Azerbaijani Army Col-Gen Karim Valiyev
had a phone dialog along with his Turkish counterpart Army
Common Yashar Guler on September 15, the ministry stated in a
separate report.

Valiyev briefed his colleague concerning the army conflict that
occurred on account of the Armenian armed forces’ large-scale
provocation on the Azerbaijani-Armenian state border, in addition to
the decisive retaliatory measures by the Azerbaijan military items.

Guler, for his half, expressed condolences for Azerbaijani
servicemen who turn out to be martyrs throughout the suppression of the
Armenian army forces’ provocation and wished the injured a
speedy restoration. He reiterated that, as traditional, Turkiye stands by

Equally, Valiyev had a cellphone name with Russian Protection
Minister Army Common Sergei Shoigu on September 15 on the
initiative of the other aspect.

The events addressed the area’s military-political state of affairs,
provocations dedicated by Armenian armed forces, and different points,
the ministry stated.

To recap, items of the Armenian armed forces carried out
large-scale provocations alongside the Azerbaijani-Armenian state
border within the Dashkasan, Kalbajar, and Lachin instructions throughout the
evening of September 13. At evening, Armenian sabotage teams mined
land and provide roads linking the positions of the Azerbaijani military
items in several instructions, profiting from the world’s steep
topography and present ravine gaps.

The clashes between the perimeters ensued on account of the pressing
efforts made by the Azerbaijani armed forces to quell these
actions. In consequence, 71 armed forces personnel had been killed, the
ministry detailed.

The Azerbaijan army items stationed in these areas took
decisive retaliatory measures to suppress the provocations of the
Armenian armed forces and army threats to Azerbaijan’s
territory and sovereignty, in addition to to make sure the protection of
army personnel, together with civilian staff concerned in
infrastructure building in Kalbajar and Lachin districts, the
ministry emphasised.

As of September 14, the Armenian authorities reported 105 losses
amongst army personnel.

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