ArmInfo.In Armenia, during the government hour, the memory of the victims of the Tavush events that took place in July this year on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan was honored. Armenia's Defense Minister David Tonoyan made this proposal.
Tonoyan noted that the Azerbaijani Armed Forces are carrying out engineering work, and according to him, the enemy is using weapons of various calibers. "This situation has been going on for two weeks. A serviceman from the Azerbaijani side was wounded yesterday. To suppress the activity of the enemy and prevent further escalation, the armed forces of Armenia were forced to take retaliatory measures, "the Minister said.
He also noted that the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group were informed about the current situation. <After the Tavush events, the tension on this section of the border doubled. Unfortunately, today we have a loss. I hope that the situation will stabilize in the near future, " Tonoyan concluded.
To note, today a contract soldier, junior sergeant Hovik Tamazyan was mortally wounded.