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2020-07-15 18:45
NATO URGES TO TAKE NECESSARY MEASURES TO PREVENT FUTURE BORDER ESCALATION
NATO urges to take necessary measures for preventing future escalation on Armenia-Azerbaijan border, ARMENPRESS reports NATO Secretary General's Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia James Appathurai wrote on his Facebook page.

‘’We follow the developments on Armenia-Azerbaijan border with concern, during which heavy weapons are used and people die. We join the call of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chairs addressed to all the parties to take necessary measures for preventing the future escalation’’, Appathurai wrote.

The Azerbaijani armed forces launched an attack on an Armenian military base located in Tavush province on July 12, using artillery, mortars and UAVs. In addition, the Azerbaijani side also shelled the town of Chinari and Aygepar in the province with mortars, damaging civilian homes. On July 14 the Azerbaijani armed forces continued targeting the civilian infrastructures of the Armenian town of Berd, using an attacking drone. 4 servicemen have died from the Armenian side.

Azerbaijan has reported 11 deaths, including a Major-General and a Colonel.