Turkish Overseas Minister Cavusoglu provides condolences to Azerbaijan after three of its troopers had been killed throughout an assault by Armenian forces within the Lachin district of the East Zangezur.
Türkiye has reaffirmed its assist for Azerbaijan following an Armenian assault that killed three Azerbaijani troopers.
Turkish Overseas Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu provided condolences to his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov on Wednesday after the incident.
The Azerbaijani troopers had been killed on Tuesday throughout an assault by Armenian forces within the Lachin district of the East Zangezur area, the Azerbaijani Protection Ministry stated in a press release.
“Models of the Armenian armed forces fired on the reverse positions of the Azerbaijani Military within the course of Lachin district from their positions positioned within the course of the Digh settlement of the Gorus area, utilizing varied calibre weapons,” the assertion stated.
The assertion stated the Armenian facet continued to fireside at Azerbaijani positions within the area utilizing mortars and large-caliber weapons and that retaliatory measures taken by Azerbaijani forces resulted in “a big variety of losses” on the alternative facet.
Following the incident, Cavusoglu reiterated Türkiye’s and the Turkish nation’s full assist to Azerbaijan, in accordance with diplomatic sources.
Relations between the 2 former Soviet republics of Armenia and Azerbaijan have been tense since 1991, when the Armenian army occupied Karabakh, a territory internationally recognised as a part of Azerbaijan, and 7 adjoining areas.
Within the fall of 2020, Azerbaijan liberated a number of cities, villages and settlements from Armenian occupation, earlier than over a month of preventing was halted with a Russian-brokered peace settlement.
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