Armenia shells Azerbaijani positions in Kalbajar district
The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry accused the Armenian military of shelling its positions in Azerbaijan’s Kalbajar District, the ministry reported in a statement published on Thursday.
"The Armenian Defense Ministry made a statement on gunshots aimed at units of the Azerbaijani army in the Kalbajar area of the border. This fact has been confirmed. There are no casualties or injuries among the Azerbaijani troops as a result of the attack," the message says.
The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry deemed the incident "a planned pre-election provocation."
"The Armenian side bears the full responsibility for the incident," the ministry stressed.