Azerbaijanis Refuse OSCE Monitors Access to Frontlines

An undated photo of OSCE vehicles somewhere along the Artsakh-Azeri border

BAKU—On Feb. 10, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan in the eastern region of the Seisulan settlement of the Karabakh Martakert region.

From the positions of the Artsakh Defense Army, the monitoring was conducted by Field Assistants of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Yevgeny Sharov (Ukraine) and Khristo Khristov (Bulgaria).

From the opposite side of the Line of Contact, the monitoring was conducted by Field Assistant of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Jiri Aberle (Czech Republic) and Personal Assistant to the PR of the CiO Simon Tiller (Great Britain).

The monitoring passed in accordance with the agreed schedule. No violation of the cease-fire regime was registered. However, the Azeri side did not lead the OSCE mission to its front-lines.

From the Karabakh side, the monitoring mission was accompanied by representatives of the NKR Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense.


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  1. Norin said:

    Maybe it’s not such a hot idea to allow access to front line positions and defenses by the Armenian side either. Ukrainian inspectors have no business gaining access to potential front line intel under the guise of “osce inspection”. Miyamit esh Hyer, what else can I say. The Azeris have the right idea here sadly.

    • GeorgeMardig said:

      You are right, maybe Azerbaijan is already receiving data from some Western scum bags visiting the frront line, he knows well some of these people are bought and sold like tomatoes in the market, and all he needs is 1 person who can pass over the positions and defenses of the Armenian side. In this situation I believe Azerbaijan is acting more astute than the Armenians.

  2. Areg said:


    You are right in what you said we are Miyamit and Esh; however, when these bastards get the eshes angry, then our hero fedayis will kick the asses of these motherless-fatherless bastard Turks. And the time is coming very soon.