10/31/2020

Azerbaijan and Armenia War summary 10/05/2020 is out

The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reports on the destruction of three battle tanks of the 63rd tank battalion of the Armenian Armed Forces in Karabakh. #Karabakh

The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reports on the destruction of three battle tanks of the 63rd tank battalion of the Armenian Armed Forces in Karabakh. Karabakh

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Azerbaijan and Armenia War summary 10/05/2020 is out

*AZERBAIJAN: Photo from Mingachevir shows Smerch rocket impacts near energy infrastructure

AZERBAIJAN: Photo from Mingachevir shows Smerch rocket impacts near energy infrastructure

*Armenian army Howitzers M-30 and D-30

*During night and early morning, hostilities in the conflict zone in Nagorno-Karabakh continued with varying degrees of intensity.

The President of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan appealed to the residents of Azerbaijani cities where the objects of the country’s Armed Forces are located with a proposal to leave them, because due to the shelling of NKR settlements, the army was forced to move the hostilities deep into the territory of Azerbaijan.

*Armenian tanks and military vehicles captured by Azerbaijan force

*Talish village rescued by the Azerbaijani army

*Bombs fall in Stepanakert

Shelling of the capital of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, the city of Stepanakert, by units of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces on October 4.

MOD Armenian publishes footage from Karabakh war front line

*MOD Azerbaijan published footage from Talish village in Nagorno-Karabakh, which came under the control of the Azerbaijani military.

*Meeting at the headquarters of the Armenian armed forces.
*Meeting at the headquarters of the Armenian armed forces.

*Afghanistan will adhere to the previously declared position on Nagorno-Karabakh, said the official representative of the Afghan Foreign Ministry, Gran Hevad.

On September 28, Afghanistan expressed concern about the hostilities and loss of life and called on Armenia to end the “occupation” of Karabakh.

In response, Armenia demanded to exclude Afghanistan from the CSTO observer countries.

Gran Hevad said only the leadership of the CSTO can make a decision to expel Afghanistan and stressed that the Afghan government has “good relations” with the leaders of the organization’s member states.

*Sounds of explosions never stop in Stepanakert – the correspondent reports
An air raid siren sounds in the city, there is a thick fog. According to the exclusive video from the scene, there are no people on the streets, they went down to the bomb shelters

*A military post was blown up in Khankendi yesterday, a large number of Armenian officers and soldiers were killed and wounded.

*Azerbaijani soldiers are in the Armenian barracks located in returned territories.

*Pashinyan promises to break the “backbone of the enemies” and says that Azerbaijan’s goal is to resume genocide. Apparently, there can be no talk of any negotiations. Time has passed.

*Governor of Iran-Khodaafarin city:
Unfortunately, one of our problems is the number of people who stand on the hills both in our area and on the Aslanduz border to watch the war.
One of the mortar shells may have hit a standing crowd while watching, causing casualties.

*Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh warned Azerbaijan Republic and Armenia against violating Iranian borders, describing it as Tehran’s redline.

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“Both warring sides should take heed that the Islamic Republic cannot tolerate clashes on its borders and aggression on its soil,” Khatibzadeh said on Monday, noting that Baku and Yerevan should observe Iran’s redline.

*Volunteers help collect tires in Baku. More than a thousand pieces were sent to the front per day, the correspondent reports.
Tires at the front are used for defensive purposes – to strengthen trenches, trenches and other areas. Filled with sand, they serve as a good shield against bullets and mine fragments.

*The President of Israel called the Prime Minister of Armenia and assured him that cooperation with Azerbaijan is not directed against Armenia.
It is also reported that in the near future Israel may stop supplying weapons to Azerbaijan, as a belligerent country.

*President of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan visited the southern front.
In contrast to previous reports, the operational map is covered with censorship.
President of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan visited the southern front. In contrast to previous reports, the operational map is covered with censorship.

*Azerbaijan released a video it claims shows Armenian forces launching rockets from within Armenian proper against Azerbaijan.

*The Azerbaijani city of Barda came under fire this morning. The city was damaged, a woman died, the correspondent reports.

*Infraestructura civil y población civil de Stepanakert bajo fuego azerbaiyano.

*The International Military Cooperation Department of the Ministry of #Defense presented subsequent briefing for the foreign military attaches and representatives of the international organizations accredited to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

*The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reports on the destruction of three battle tanks of the 63rd tank battalion of the Armenian Armed Forces in Karabakh.
Karabakh

The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reports on the destruction of three battle tanks of the 63rd tank battalion of the Armenian Armed Forces in Karabakh. #Karabakh
The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reports on the destruction of three battle tanks of the 63rd tank battalion of the Armenian Armed Forces in Karabakh.
Karabakh

*These frames show the consequences of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. But this is not Armenia or Azerbaijan. This is Iran.
Several border villages were accidentally shelled. A six-year-old child was injured. The Iranian Foreign Ministry has already warned both sides that what happened is unacceptable and called for an immediate ceasefire.

Azerbaijan release photographs of destroyed Armenian armour. Both vehicles appear to be Russian made BMPs.
Azerbaijan release photographs of destroyed Armenian armour. Both vehicles appear to be Russian made BMPs.

Azerbaijan release photographs of destroyed Armenian armour. Both vehicles appear to be Russian made BMPs.

*Interview with Karabakh fighters on the front line about the situation at the front

*The National Assembly of the Republic of Artsakh made a statement on the need for international recognition of the Republic of Artsakh. As reported by Armenpress, the statement of the Artsakh National Assembly says:

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“Taking into account that on September 27, 2020, the armed forces of Azerbaijan, in gross violation of the UN Charter, launched an armed attack on the Republic of Artsakh along the entire perimeter of the border between the Republic of Artsakh and Azerbaijan,

Stressing the direct involvement of Turkey in the armed aggression against the Republic of Artsakh and its de facto command and control of military operations,

Expressing deep concern over the fact that Turkey and Azerbaijan have attracted militants of terrorist organizations into aggression against the Republic of Artsakh,

Noting that the large-scale armed attack on the Republic of Artsakh continues with increasing intensity and is accompanied by serious violations of the laws and customs used during armed conflicts, including the use of indiscriminate weapons and great destructive power against cities and villages, including the capital, Stepanakert, which led to numerous civilian casualties,

Welcoming the steps taken by the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair States – the Russian Federation, the United States of America and the French Republic, as well as the international community to restore peace in the region and at the same time expressing regret that, due to the destructive position of Turkey and Azerbaijan, these steps did not lead to practical results,

Emphasizing that the next aggression of Azerbaijan against the Republic of Artsakh should be viewed in the context of large-scale and systematic attacks on the civilian population, undertaken by the Azerbaijani side both in peacetime and in wartime from the very beginning of the Artsakh national liberation movement in 1988 to the present day,

Recognizing that the ongoing violations of the fundamental rights of citizens of the Republic of Artsakh and the obstruction of them in the exercise of their inalienable rights are nothing more than a crime against humanity,

The National Assembly of the Republic of Artsakh strongly condemns the military aggression of Turkey and Azerbaijan in alliance with international terrorist organizations against the Republic of Artsakh and calls on the parliaments of the countries of the world to recognize the independence of the Republic of Artsakh, which is the most effective means of stopping the ongoing serious crimes against the peaceful population of the Republic of Artsakh and protecting their rights. ”

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*The first Ombudsman of the Republic of Armenia Larisa Alaverdyan joins the #DontBeBlind campaign and calls on the international community to condemn the atrocities of Azerbaijan against the civilian population of Artsakh.

*Canada officially bans the supply of components for the production of Turkish drones. This was stated by Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne on Twitter. Presumably we are talking about those very drums Bayraktar TB2.

*Azerbaijani Defense Ministry publishes images of Talish village in Nagorno-Karabakh, which came under the control of its army

Let’s sum up.

Although rather scant information came from the front, apparently related to bad weather, which did not allow the full use of UAVs and survey of distant objects, the battles there obviously continued, although without serious achievements.

The parties are increasingly switching to long-range weapons, which is reflected in an increase in home hits and an increase in the number of dead and wounded civilians.

At the same time, the war began to increasingly affect Armenia, which announced a partial mobilization of those demobilized for military service in 2019. We believe that, first of all, we are talking about such specialties as artillerymen, tankmen and air defense troops.

Against this background, foreign policy activity was quite active. A delegation from Russia arrived in Yerevan, which, apparently, will assess the situation in the NKR on the spot, as well as listen to the position of the Armenian leadership on further actions. Anti-war rhetoric in Europe has intensified, and Canada has introduced de facto partial sanctions against Turkey related to the use of Canadian components in military equipment used in Nagorno-Karabakh. Frankly speaking, the initiative is rather symbolic.

On the whole, the eighth day of hostilities showed that the Azerbaijani side does not intend to just stop the unwound flywheel of the offensive, but the ceasefire conditions put forward are still unacceptable for Yerevan. That is, there are not even starting points for conducting a dialogue yet.

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