Armenia waits for response of the CSTO to the aggravation on border with Azerbaijan
Armenia hopes that CSTO will Express its position in connection with a clash on the border with Azerbaijan, said the Ambassador of Republic in Russia Vartan Toganyan.
"We hope that today will be held the permanent Council of the CSTO, we believe that the organization must Express its position, because it is actually about the attack on a member state of the CSTO at the border, which is not connected with the conflict",- said Toganyan the radio station "Moscow speaking".
For its part, his colleague from Azerbaijan Polad Bulbul oglu said the radio station that the deterioration is not new and sensational. "Azerbaijan will never reconcile with the loss of 20% of its territory," - he stressed.
He said that "as long as the occupied Azerbaijani territory, such incidents are inevitable." As the Ambassador said, international law is on Azerbaijan's side, the army of the country will be able to execute a command that will put the head of state, but he does not give this command because he doesn't want to shed blood.
Bulbul-oglu emphasized that the solution to the desired specific substantive negotiations that moved the process forward.
On Sunday, the clash happened on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan - Tovuz district, bordering on Georgia, and Tavush Marzes, respectively - within a few hundred kilometers from the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh, where the situation was calm. In the place of the attacks are military positions stationed near the village of Movses.
The Azerbaijani defense Ministry said the shelling of its positions by the Armenian military. The Armenian defense Ministry reported that Azerbaijani servicemen attempted with the support of artillery to capture the Armenian stronghold. According to Baku, killed four Azerbaijani military. The Armenian side said about the wounding of two police officers who were killed there. On Monday, the shelling continued, in particular, Yerevan said Baku fires at the territory of Armenia every 15-20 minutes. Azerbaijan and Armenia blame for the attacks on each other. The Russian foreign Ministry expressed concern over the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and is ready to assist the parties to stabilize the situation.
The Secretary General of the Organization of collective security Treaty (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.
The CSTO includes Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.