Azerbaijan debunks reports of firing at Armenian positions
Azerbaijan's Ministry of Defense debunked reports of Azerbaijani troops firing at Armenian forces at the border and stated that the Armenian serviceman died in an accident.
"The Ministry of Defense of Armenia has once again published fake reports about the alleged fire opened by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces near Verin Shorzha settlement of Gekarkunik region hear the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. […] We state unambiguously that there has been no fire towards the other side," the statement reads.
"According to the information we have, the incident regarding the death of the Armenian serviceman happened due to an accident. The Azerbaijani side is in no way involved in it," the statement also underscores.
The Ministry noted that Azerbaijan remains in constant contact with Russia on this issue.