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Azerbaijan occupied a village in Karabakh in the zone of responsibility of the Russian military; Russia two days later demanded to withdraw troops

The Russian military demanded that Azerbaijan withdraw its troops in Karabakh after the capture of the village of Parukh (Farukh) on March 24, which was in the zone of responsibility of the Russian military under peace conditions after the 2020 war. This was reported to TASS by representatives of the Ministry of Defense.

“From March 24 to March 25, the armed forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan, violating the provisions of the tripartite statement of the leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia dated November 9, 2020, entered the zone of responsibility of the Russian peacekeeping contingent on the territory Nagorno-Karabakh and set up an observation post,” representatives of the Russian ministry described the conflict. –

Four strikes were inflicted by an unmanned aerial vehicle of the “Bayraktar TB-2” type on the units of the armed formations of Nagorno-Karabakh in the area of ​​the settlement of Furukh.”

The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan soon answered that they did not capture the village, but “were clarifying positions and locations at the points.” “There is no administrative-territorial unit called Nagorno-Karabakh on the territory of Azerbaijan. The name of the village mentioned in the statement is not Furukh, but Farrukh,” the military added.

On March 7, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan already called the use of the name of Nagorno-Karabakh in the press releases of the Russian military unacceptable. -cite__image” alt=”1″ />StoryCeasefire in KarabakhOn the night of March 8, there was an explosion on the gas pipeline from Armenia to Nagorno-Karabakh; it happened at the site near the city of Shushi, which is controlled by Azerbaijan. On March 19, repairs were completed, but the Karabakh authorities reported a few days later that the interruptions continued. “In the conditions of unprecedented snowfall and unprecedented cold weather, about 120,000 residents of Nagorno-Karabakh lost their vital gas supply,” the Armenian Foreign Ministry said. Azerbaijan denied involvement in problems with gas supplies.

The Armenian edition of Hraparak wrote that the Azerbaijani military crossed the line of contact on the afternoon of March 24 and took the village with a population of 100 inhabitants without a fight, soon there was a shootout for the Karaglukh height. President of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan today introduced martial law there.

Vardan Mikaelyan, head of the Parukha community, said that “Russian peacekeepers are negotiating, but they are not yielding results, the village is still captured by the Azerbaijani military, and the Azerbaijani side has begun to actively carry out road work near the Karaglukh height in the presence of Russian peacekeepers.” The authorities of Karabakh, as “Caucasian Knot”, reported two dead and two wounded soldiers due to drone attacks ” Bayraktar”.

Updated on March 27 at 00:12. Added comment of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan.

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