Governor of Tavush Province of Armenia Hayk Chobanyan today took to his Facebook to report the following:
“Dear residents of Tavush Province, Azerbaijan has started attacking Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) with shelling and the use of drones.
The situation in the borderline settlements and at the military positions of Tavush Province is stable and under control.
Our powerful army is ready to give a crushing counterattack in Artsakh and on the borders of Tavush Province.
All the residents of Tavush Province of all ages express their willingness to support their brothers and sisters in Artsakh.
Dear residents of Tavush Province, once again, I would like to ask you to be alert. There is no need for panic. All you have to do is to check your shelters and hideouts again and pay attention to the furnishing.
Victory is ours. Long live our Homeland, long live our victorious army.”
According to spokesperson of the President of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) Vahram Poghosyan, the enemy started shelling actively along the entire length of the line of contact. The enemy is also shelling peaceful settlements, including the capital Stepanakert. In her turn, spokesperson of the Ministry of Defense of Armenia Shushan Stepanyan stated that the Armenian side has shot down two helicopters and three UAVs of the adversary. The battles continue.
Commander of the Defense Army of Artsakh Jalal Harutyunyan made a call for battle, stating that, currently, the subdivisions of the Defense Army are successfully disrupting the adversary’s plans by making the adversary suffer a large number of casualties.