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Azerbaijani Armed Forces took control of several heights in Karabakh

Azerbaijani soldier in Nagorno-Karabakh
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As part of the reciprocal special operation “Revival”, the Azerbaijani army took control of several heights in Nagorno-Karabakh. It says in the message of the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan on Wednesday, August 3rd.

The defense ministry of the state reported that the operation was carried out in response to the actions of “illegal Armenian armed groups” that violated the provisions of the ceasefire statement in Nagorno-Karabakh dated November 10, 2020. About it writes TASS.

They “committed an act of sabotage against units of the Azerbaijani army” in the territory where the Russian peacekeeping contingent is temporarily deployed, tried to capture the height of the Gyrkhgyz mountain range and consolidate combat positions there. One Azerbaijani serviceman was killed, the Ministry of Defense of the Republic reported.

As part of a retaliatory special operation in Nagorno-Karabakh, the Azerbaijani army destroyed manpower and several units of military equipment. The Armenian side has not commented on this yet.

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