Department head of Azerbaijani MoD: “Counter-attack operatin is carried out within norms of international law”

Department head of Azerbaijani MoD: “Counter-attack operatin is carried out within norms of international law”
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“Starting September 27, Armenia started large scale provocations against Azerbaijan,” said Major General Huseyn Mahmudov, head of the International Military Cooperation Department of the Defence Ministry, at a briefing for foreign military attaches accredited in Azerbaijan and representatives of international organizations (UN, EU, ICRC), APA reports.

He stated that Azerbaijan has launched a counter-offensive operation to ensure the safety of its citizens: “Counter-offensive operation is being implemented within the framework of norms of international norms. Azerbaijani Army targets only Armenian military equipment. However, the Armenian side targets the civilian population of Azerbaijan and even fires missiles at cities far from contact line. ”

Head of the International Military Cooperation Department of the Defence Ministry noted that today, Armenia fired rockets at Ganja, one of the ancient and largest cities of Azerbaijan and as a result, many civilians were killed and injured.

                                                                                                                         

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