Vahan Hunanyan, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Armenia, on Wednesday responded to the questions of the media.
With respect to Armenia’s appeal to the UN Security Council, the MFA spokesperson said: “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia has already informed the President of the UN Security Council on the situation. I would like to note that for the protection of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Republic of Armenia we consider the implementation of all the toolkits of international law and diplomatic practice.”
At around 1pm on Tuesday, the units of the Azerbaijani armed forces attacked the Armenian positions located in the direction of the eastern border of Armenia. Also, the adversary used artillery, armored vehicles, and firearms of various calibers in this attack.
And according to the agreement reached through the mediation of the Russian side, the exchange of fire was stopped at 6:30pm, and the situation has relatively stabilized.
The Armenian side has one fallen and 13 captured servicemen. Also, the contact with another 24 soldiers was lost during the hostilities, and their fate is unknown at the moment.