Armenian Defense Ministry: Gates have been temporarily set on the border with Azerbaijan in Kalbajar
- 26 November 2020
The Armenian Defense Ministry has clarified the events surrounding the Zod gold deposit in Kalbajar.
Representatives of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan, Russia and Armenia have begun demarcation work on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border using special equipment (GPS), APA reports quoting Sputnik Armenia
According to the press service of the Armenian Defense Ministry, videos were posted on social networks about the confrontation of Azerbaijani servicemen entering the liberated Kalbajar region with Armenian servicemen.
It was noted that the Azerbaijani military, which arrived in the area of the gold deposit, demanded that the Armenians leave the. area. However, the Armenian Defense Ministry later denied this information.
The Defense Ministry noted that part of the demarcation work was carried out on the territory of the Zod gold mine. "Complete and accurate demarcation of borders in one or another part of the border is extremely important in terms of eliminating disputes and possible provocations over claims to one or another part of the border," the ministry said.
After the demarcation, the Azerbaijani and Armenian Armed Forces will deploy their military bases within certain borders. The ministry reminded that before demarcation of the borders, temporary gates were installed to stop the movement from Armenia to the Kalbajar region of Azerbaijan and vice versa.