Armenia-Azerbaijan border situation remained calm overnight

August 3, 2020 – 11:20 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – The situation on the border between and Azerbaijan remained relatively calm overnight, Armenian Defense Ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan said in a Facebook post on Monday, August 3.

Eight ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan – 95 shots overall – were registered on the border overnight.

The situation on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan escalated on July 12, with Azerbaijan launching several unsuccessful infiltration attempts throughout the next week. The Azerbaijani military also used artillery and combat drones to target civilian homes in several border settlements in Armenia. Five servicemen of the Armenian army were killed, while Azerbaijan reported 12 deaths. In recent days, though, the situation has been relatively calm.

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