Since last September 27, 158 fatalities have been recorded due to military actions in the region.
The fighting in the Nagorno Karabakh area have flared up in the last hours, according to information provided today by both the Azerbaijani and Armenian authorities.
The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan pointed out that the Azerbaijani forces seized the heights that dominate the town of Madagiz, belonging to the Tartar district, occupied by the Armenians and located east of Nagorno Karabakh
In the Fuzulí-Dzhebrail sector, south of Karabakh, Azerbaijani troops “broke the enemy’s resistance, forced it to retreat and managed to advance,” added the Azerbaijani military statement, which did not give further details of the offensive or reported any casualties of its own. .
According to Baku, Azerbaijani forces are also controlling the situation in the mountainous area of Murovgdav, north of Nagorno Karabakh.
In turn, the Ministry of Defense of the self-proclaimed Republic of Nagorno Karabakh (RNK) assured that “fighting is taking place in all sectors from the front “.
According to the part of that portfolio, “the units of the Defense Army of the RNK reject all the attacks of the enemy, which loses men and weapons”.
“There have been no substantial changes in the operational-tactical situation,” the statement added.
The RNK’s Deputy Minister of Defense, Artur Sarkisián, reported today that another 54 Armenian soldiers died in the fighting with the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan, bringing the fatalities to 158 since last September 27, when the military actions broke out.
On Thursday, the presidents of Russia, Vladimir Putin, the United States, Donald Trump, and France, Emmanuel Macron, condemned “strongly” the armed clashes in the Nagorno-Karabakh area.
“We call on (…) Armenia and Azerbaijan to assume immediately, in good faith and without preconditions, the obligation to resume negotiations for the settlement” of the conflict, they said in a joint statement.