AZERBAIJAN FIRES AROUND 1,300 SHOTS TOWARD NKR PAST WEEK
STEPANAKERT. - The adversary violated the ceasefire, at the line of contact between the Karabakh-Azerbaijani opposing forces, over 250 times in the past week, during which around 1,300 shots were fired in the direction of Armenian positions, and by way of using different-caliber artillery weapons, the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Defense Army Media and Propaganda Department informs.
But the Defense Army vanguard units honored the ceasefire and confidently carried out their military turn of duty along the entire length of the line of contact.
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