Artsakh Defense Ministry Releases New Footage of Azeri Troop Buildup


Urges Social Media Users to Exercise Restraint

STEPANAKERT—The Artsakh Defense Ministry on Monday released new video footage of Azerbaijani troop buildup along the Artsakh-Azerbaijan border, known as the line of contact.

The video shows mobilization and movement of Azerbaijani troops and military equipment at different sections of the border on Monday between 1:30 to 6 p.m. local time.

Also on Monday, the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmen issued an announcement denouncing violations of the ceasefire in the wake of the internal situation in Armenia.

“In light of recent political developments in the region and the possibility of escalation along the Line of Contact, the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stephane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America) underscore the critical importance of the sides respecting the ceasefire at this delicate time and, in particular, keeping heavy equipment positioned in the rear of the frontlines,” said the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chairmen.

Evidently, after release the first footage of Azerbaijani military buildup along the border, some took to social media to question the authenticity of the video.

“The Defense Ministry urged all social media users and mass media representatives to refrain from questioning the official information and added that such attempts are fraught with short-sighted and dangerous consequences,” said a statement issued Monday by the Artsakh Defense Ministry.


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  1. Vagharshak Sevulyan said:

    They might be taking from sitution that happenning in Armenia, do not show weakness, put the Azeris down the ground they are using same tactic as they brothers murders turks as they did to Syria. Do not give chance to rich that point , knock them down then pray for Jesus Christ so your sin forgives.

  2. Vagharshak Sevulyan said:

    Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stephane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America, do not thrust these poltician either , they also go the hell.

  3. Armenian Christ said:

    We need to develop more as an ethnotype before we can ask all we are asking of ourselves we will destroy us before we fix us