Karabakh Denies Azerbaijan Shot Down Armenian Drones

An Armenian-made drone is driven through Yerevan's Republic Square during a military parade rehearsal in 2011 (Source: Photolure)

An Armenian-made drone is driven through Yerevan’s Republic Square during a military parade rehearsal in 2011 (Source: Photolure)

STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL)—Military authorities in Stepanakert have denied Azerbaijani reports claiming that two Armenian unmanned aircraft were shot down near the line of contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone.

Nagorno-Karabakh’s Defense Ministry said late on Thursday that the information released by the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan, “does not correspond to reality.”

Azerbaijan made similar claims earlier in July that it has brought down two Armenian drones. Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh both denied the claims.

Stepanakert also denied last month that two Armenian tanks were destroyed by anti-tank mines during military drills in the conflict zone. Azerbaijan also claimed that there were casualties among the crews of the tanks, but that also has not been confirmed.


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  1. Raffi said:

    True or not, it means Azerbaijan has NO intention of reducing tensions between the two countries, contrary what Int’l community has been saying so far.

  2. Marshsll said:

    99% of Azerbaijan news is a lie just like there history ladies and gentlemen!

  3. GB said:

    Even if they shut down priceless drones, Artsakhi Armenians getting enough information, from coward Tatar- Turks snipers hideout!
    I wonder how many of those drones gain information and returned back by those toys loving Armenian specialists. Aliyev must be in a state of shock,, where Armenian drones hovering around his oily palace!