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Azerbaijan breaches truce 860 times in January

02:49, 02.02.2013 Region: Armenia, Karabakh, Azerbaijan Theme: Politics

YEREVAN. – Azerbaijan violated the ceasefire, at its line of contact with Armenia and the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, 860 times in January 2013. 

The Azerbaijani Armed Forces made use of sniper weaponry 160 times and large-caliber weapons, around 20 times—including large-caliber sniper weaponry, 15 times—Armenian MOD press service informs.

But there were no casualties or injuries from the Armenian side.

To note, Azerbaijan had violated the ceasefire 16,300 times in 2012. This country wishes to continually set new “records” in terms of breaching the truce in recent years. It violated the ceasefire approximately 600 times in 2006; around 1,400 times in 2007; 3,500 times in 2008; virtually 4,600 times in 2009; 7,200 times in 2010; and more than 12,600 times in 2011.

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