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CSTO Secretary General has initiated an emergency meeting of the permanent Council

The Secretary General of the Organization of the collective Contract (CSTO) Stanislav Zas initiated an emergency meeting of the permanent Council of the CSTO in connection with a situation aggravation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, it will be held on July 13 in the online, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the CSTO Vladimir Zainetdinov.

On Sunday, the clash happened on the border in Tovuz region of Azerbaijan with Armenia's Tavush region of Armenia. The Azerbaijani defense Ministry said the shelling of its positions by the Armenian military. According to Baku, killing three Azerbaijani soldiers, Armenian troops also suffered losses. The Armenian defense Ministry said Azerbaijani troops tried with artillery support to capture the Armenian stronghold. According to Yerevan, Azerbaijan suffered losses, and Armenia - no.

"In connection with a situation aggravation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, caused by the incident on July 12 this year by clashes in the Tavush direction, CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas initiated July 13, an emergency meeting of the permanent Council of the CSTO," - said Zainetdinov.

"The permanent Council will be held in videoconference", - he added.

The CSTO includes Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.