Foreign Ministry: All attacks of the Armenian armed forces have been met with appropriate countermeasures
- 14 July 2020
The military provocation of the Armenian armed forces on July 12 in the direction of the Tovuz region of the Azerbaijani-Armenian border was prevented, and the enemy forces faced adequate retaliatory strikes. Today, the situation in the region continues to be tense, and all the attacks of the Armenian armed forces have been met with appropriate countermeasures, reads the statement of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, APA reports.
On July 13, 2020, the Armenian armed forces targeted the village of Dondar Gushchu in the Tovuz region of Azerbaijan and its civilians using large-caliber weapons. By this act, Armenia has once again demonstrated its aggressive and terrorist nature.
As in the April 2016 events, Armenia, which shelled densely populated areas of Azerbaijan's civilian population, grossly violates all its obligations, including the fundamental norms and principles of international law, including international humanitarian law. The Armenian leadership, which is behind this provocation, reveals its Nazi nature.
As a result of the ongoing provocation of the Armenian armed forces, there are still no casualties among the Azerbaijani civilian population, and all enemy attacks are adequately prevented. Let the Armenian leadership be sure that every Azerbaijani civilian shares and demonstrates the high determination and courage shown by the Azerbaijani armed forces on the battlefield. Because Azerbaijan's position is a position of justice and is based on international law.
Continuing its aggressive policy, the Armenian leadership, trying to strengthen the consequences of the occupation of Azerbaijan's internationally recognized territories, should be sure that this policy promises it nothing but shame, bankruptcy and self-destruction. The Armenian leadership should not think that their actions will go unpunished. As in all cases of occupation, the occupation of Armenia is temporary and the country will be held accountable for all illegal actions committed.