The Armed Forces of Azerbaijan have launched a military offensive along the Artsakh border. Azerbaijan launched an air and missile attack in the direction of Artsakh. The city of Stepanakert has seen shelling. The entire responsibility lies with the military-political leadership of Azerbaijan. The Armenian side hit two enemy helicopters and three ATS. The battles continue, reports Shushan Stepanyan, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Defense.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has published a Facebook post:
Dear people, proud citizens of the Republic of Armenia, proud citizens of the Artsakh Republic, proud Armenians of the Diaspora.
The enemy launched an attack in the direction of Artsakh. The Defense Army successfully resists the attack. The situation is in operative development, the information will be summarized and transmitted as needed.
I urge you to trust only official sources and be vigilant against giving in to hostile information flows.
Let us stand firmly behind our state, our army, in the positions of defense of our holy homeland. And we will win.
Long live the glorious Armenian army! Long live the Armenian statehood! Long live the Armenian people!