Armenia Denies Killing Azeri Soldier in Karabakh

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Armenia’s defense ministry denied Azeri news reports that an Azeri soldier had been killed in a skirmish with Armenian forces in Mountainous Karabagh on September 7.

The Azerbaijan ANS channel had reported that Azeri army positions near a village in the northern section of the frontline around had Karabagh came under "intensive" automatic gunfire from Armenian troops. It said sounds of explosion could also be heard in the area.

But Senior Hasratian from Armenian defense ministry’s new and information department denied the allegations–describing the report as an attempt to stir the situation. He stressed that the Armenian troops of Karabagh have observed the truce.

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