Azerbaijan carried out a “revenge” operation against illegal Armenian armed groups located in the territory of Azerbaijan, where Russian peacekeepers are temporarily deployed.
The attacks of illegal Armenian Armed Groups On Azerbaijani positions continue. In The Statement Made By The Ministry Of Defense Of Azerbaijan, it was stated that illegal Armenian armed groups attempted to seize the Kırkkız hill, located in the mountain ranges in the Kelbajar and Lachin regions, in gross violation of the provisions of the tripartite declaration of 10 November 2020. In the statement, which stated that a soldier named Anar Kazımov was martyred in the attacks of the Armenian armed groups, it was noted that as a result of the “revenge” operation carried out by the Azerbaijani army, Kırkkız, Sarıbaba and a number of other important dominant hills were taken under control.
As part of the operation, many positions belonging to the illegal Armenian armed elements were destroyed and an airstrike was also carried out on the military unit in the Yukarı Ortağ settlement of the former Ağdere region. It was stated that a large amount of ammunition was also destroyed.
The Ministry of Defense announced that all kinds of terrorist threats and provocations against the sovereignty of Azerbaijan will be resolutely prevented and the measures to be taken will become more stringent. Illegal Armenian armed groups took the positions of the Azerbaijani army in the direction of Lachin city under intense fire in the morning and 1 Azerbaijani soldier named Anar Kazimov was martyred.