Artsakh Chronicle | 27 October

Below are presented the ceasefire violations in the direction of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces and further developments, started  on September 27, according to the chronology with Russian, French and German translations.

27 October, 2020, 13:00

Spokesperson of the RA Ministry of Defense Shushan Stepanyan

Armenia’s border troops have taken preventive measures to prevent the Azerbaijani encroachments in the southern direction of the Republic of Armenia. The Azerbaijani side is using UAVs in that direction.

27 October, 2020, 12:22

Spokesperson of the RA Ministry of Defense Shushan Stepanyan

The enemy continued firing in the direction of the southern border of the Republic of Armenia. There are reports of wounded.

27 October, 2020, 11:43

Spokesperson of the RA Ministry of Defense Shushan Stepanyan

In the result of the adversary’s attack in direction of the RA southern borders there are no killed or injured. The Armenian side has already undertaken responsive measures.

27 October, 2020, 11:12

Spokesperson of the RA Ministry of Defense Shushan Stepanyan

At around 10:00-10:15 this morning, Azerbaijan once again violated the ceasefire and used drones (one of which has crashed within RA borders) to shell border guard guiding posts of the Republic of Armenia at its southern border with Iran. Noting this latest violation of the ceasefire and the shelling of the state border of the Republic of Armenia, the RA Ministry of Defense declares that it is forced to strike retaliatory blows at the Azerbaijani forces.

27 October, 2020, 09:11

State service of emergency situations of AR

The night of October 26-27 in all peaceful settlements of Artsakh was relatively calm, the situation in the upper part of Askeran region has been stable – tense in general.

27 October, 2020, 09:09

Artsakh Defense Army

The situation in the Artsakh-Azerbaijani conflict zone remained relatively stable if tense throughout the night. Artillery duels continued in some areas. In the evening, Azeri forces made active use of unmanned aerial vehicles, some of which were hit by Armenian antiaircraft defence. The adversary continued shelling peaceful settlements, including the towns of Martuni, Martakert and the villages in the northern part Askeran region. At the moment, local battles are taking place in several sectors of the front line. The Defence Army continues to fulfill its combat objectives, keeping the tactical situation under control.

27 October, 2020, 01:29

Human rights ombudsman of the Republic of Artsakh Artak Beglaryan

At least one civilian was killed and several wounded as a result of Azerbaijani shelling in the Artsakh city of Martakert.