As of today, May 16, Azerbaijani Armed Forces continue to illegally remain inside Armenia’s sovereign borders in Syunik & Gegharkunik as the situation remains unresolved, informs the Ministry of Defense of Armenia in a statement.
The statement runs as follows,
“As of the morning of May 16, the situation after the provocative actions of the Azerbaijani armed forces in some border areas of Syunik and Gegharkunik regions of the Republic of Armenia has not changed.
At night, the Azerbaijani side tried to carry out certain logistical work, which was prevented by the Armenian units. It should be reminded that in all three directions, where the Azerbaijani armed forces tried to gain positional advance, all possible means of security are under the full control of the Armenian armed forces, that is, they are deprived of the opportunity to replenish their weapons and other means.
The situation is stable, the representatives of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces are not carrying out any fortification operation, they are not trying to aggravate the situation.
As we have already informed, the negotiations on the peaceful settlement of the situation will continue today, at 2:00 p.m.”