Russian border guards upping presence in Armenia's south

February 16, 2021 – 13:25 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – One more observation post of Russian border guards has been established in ’s Syunik province, amid reports of Azerbaijani troops firing various caliber weapons into the air in the vicinity of the village of Agarak, the Syunik governor’s office said in a statement on Monday, February 15.

The Russian troops are now placed on round-the-clock duty at the observation post, the statement added.

Both Armenian and Russian border guards registered the indiscriminate fire coming from the Azerbaijani side on February 13, the Syunik authorities said.

Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan earlier published footage from Syunik, which proved that Azeri troops keep firing from small- and large-caliber weapons in the immediate vicinity of civilian settlements.

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