ArmInfo.Armenia submitted an application to the International Court of Justice over the war crimes committed by Azerbaijan, the spokesperson of the Armenian representation at the ECHR Hasmik Samvelyan told Armenpress News Agency.
According to the source, Samvelyan said the letter has been sent but it will be officially published on September 19. "The grounds for applying to the International Court of Justice are the war crimes committed by Azerbaijan," she said.
On September 13, at 00:05, units of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces began to conduct intense fire from artillery and large-caliber weapons in the direction of Armenian positions located near the settlements of Goris, Sotk and Jermuk. The enemy also used UAVs. Later, Azerbaijan moved to the attack in other directions. According to official preliminary data, the losses of the Armenian side amounted to 135 people, but this figure is not yet final. There are also many injured. Secretary of the Armenian Security Council Armen Grigoryan said on September 14 that thanks to the participation of the international community, a ceasefire agreement was reached. On September 13, Armenia applied to the European Court demanding the application of interim measures against Azerbaijan. The applications filed concern the shelling of civilian settlements in Armenia, the protection of the fundamental rights of the civilian population and prisoners of war. Armenia also applied to the European Court of Justice with a request to apply paragraph 2 of article 39 of its statute and immediately notify the Committee of Ministers of its decision. The European Court of Human Rights has sent a request to Azerbaijan regarding the video recordings of 1 POW and other unknown POWs as of September 13, giving a deadline of September 22.