Yerevan Debunks Baku’s Claims of Advances at Nakhichevan Border

Nigh and day vision footage shows that there are no Azerbaijani advancement on the Nakhichevan-Armenia border (Source: Defense Ministry of Armenia)
Nigh and day vision footage shows that there are no Azerbaijani advancement on the Nakhichevan-Armenia border (Source: Defense Ministry of Armenia)

Nigh and day vision footage shows that there are no Azerbaijani advancement on the Nakhichevan-Armenia border (Source: Defense Ministry of Armenia)

YEREVAN—Armenia’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday released footage and photographs to debunk Baku’s disinformation campaign alleging that Azerbaijani forces have made territorial advances on the Armenia-Nakhichevan border, with claims that Azeris had captured some 11 hectares (approximately 27 acres) of territory.

The focus of this alleged territorial advancement is the village of Gunnut, which Armenia’s Defense Ministry spokesperson Artsrun Hovhannisyan said that the footage released by the ministry clearly shows that Armenian border patrol officers have complete control of the village and its ruins.

Hovhannisyan explained that on June 6 and 7, the Armenian government received an unprecedented official request from Azerbaijan asking permission for its citizens to visit relatives’ graves at a cemetery at the southern tip of the territory in question.

The spokesperson said that the Armenian military, citing its commitment to humanitarian norms, eventually allowed the Azerbaijani citizens to visit the cemetery for a short period of time that was monitored by the border patrol units.

Unfortunately, he explained, that Azerbaijan seized on Armenia’s gesture of good will and began distorting the realities on the ground, falsely claiming that it had “achieved control over those territories.”

Artsakh Defense Ministry released footage showing mobilization by Azerbaijan on the Artsakh border

Artsakh Defense Ministry released footage showing mobilization by Azerbaijan on the Artsakh border

Also on Tuesday, the Artsakh Defense Minister release footage detailing the mobilization of Azerbaijani troops and military equipment along the different sectors of the Artsakh-Azerbaijan border, commonly known as the line of contact.

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  1. State of Emergency said:

    Most outside Azerbaijan don’t care and anyone inside Azerbaijan won’t believe it. The only way to prove anything is through might. If Russia is a true ally then let them supply Armenia with counter offensive weaponry to outweigh Azeri’s recently acquired long range rockets from Israel.

      • Garik said:

        Russia isnt ally they want to control caucasus and sell weapons to both sides, if they were ally they would recognise Artsakh as independent country or as Armenian land, and to fix the mess wich soviet union created and people die on bkrders every day!

  2. Adam said:

    Azerbaijani Lies. — – According to Genesis , After God created Adam and Eve, He told them of a specific tree, whose fruit is forbidden to them… But Serpent, coaxed them into eating from the tree, by making them to believe that the fruit would give them limitless wisdom that God did not want them to gain this wisdom. Of course he was lying, and after they ate the fruit, they were punished and banished from heaven.

  3. Ari said:

    Nakhichevan must be taken back and joined with the rest of Armenia. This land always belonged to Armenians and was stolen by Azeris- thanks to Stalin and other Bolshevik criminals.

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