// IP Marketing video - START// IP Marketing video - END

Armenia "taking measures" after Baku's attempted subversive attack

Armenia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia's Foreign Ministry is taking corresponding measures to respond to the attempted subversive attack by Azerbaijan, spokesman Tigran Balayan said, according to Aysor.am.

Azerbaijani troops attempted a subversive attack near the village of Chinari in Armenia's Tavush province in the early hours of Thursday, December 29, a Defense Ministry spokesman said in a Facebook post.

"The Armenian Armed Forces started a fight against the rival," Artsrun Hovhannisyan said. "Sniper rifles and grenade launchers are currently being used, the Armenian troops completely control the situation, thwarting the Azeris' attacks."

A deputy commander of the Armenian army, Hayk Petrosyan said Thursday that the situation in the border village of Chinari is currently calm.

Around 40 ceasefire violations by the Azerbaijani army were registered on the contact line with Nagorno Karabakh overnight on December 28-29. Azeri troops, in particular, fired more than 750 shots from various caliber firearms.

 Top stories
Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani arrived on Wednesday, December 21 to Yerevan at the invitation of Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan.
MP Levon Zurabyan didn’t rule out the possibility for ANC of forming alliances with other opposition forces.
President of the Belgian Senate Christine Defraigne visited Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide memorial in Yerevan on November 1.
The bill envisages installing cameras at all polling stations, while the entire electoral process will be broadcast and videotaped.
Partner news