Azerbaijani border guards said that there was a shooting in the evening of April 21 in the area of the Azerbaijani-Armenian border. Reported by RIA Novosti.
It is noted that the positions of a subdivision of the state border service and the border service of the FSB of Russia in the area of the village of Seyidlyar of the Zangilan region were subjected to fire.
“Russian border guards appealed to their Azerbaijani colleagues, saying that the criminals were drunk and asked not to react. Azerbaijani border guards showed restraint and did not answer, ”the message says.
The Armenian side has not yet commented on the situation.
Earlier it was reported that a shootout took place in the Syunik region on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. The mayor of the Armenian city of Kapan Gevorg Parsyan specified that shootings in the region are not uncommon, this time the shots took place in the villages of Pailasar and Ditsmayri of the Kapan region.
On September 27, 2020, fighting resumed on the line of demarcation between Azerbaijan and NKR. They continued until November 10, when Baku, Yerevan and Moscow adopted a joint ceasefire statement. As a result of the conflict, Azerbaijan regained a number of territories lost in the early 1990s. Units of Russian peacekeepers are located on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Syunik region in order to prevent an aggravation of the bilateral conflict. The military is monitoring the observance of the truce between the two countries.