The source of the Agency “RIA Novosti” in the administration of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic stated that the battle with the Azerbaijani armed forces continued. According to him, active fighting continues in the South-East and the North of Nagorno-Karabakh.
The opposite view is held by the Ministry of defense of Azerbaijan. The defense Ministry spokesman Vagif Derhally announced that “combat operations are not currently underway”.
In this case, and in Stepanakert, and Baku reported that control of the situation.
The fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh has resumed on the night of 2 April. The Ministry of defense of Azerbaijan stated that it had taken in Nagorno-Karabakh counter-attack in response to provocation from the Armenian side. However, according to Baku, the Azerbaijani troops captured several strategic heights and towns.
The Agency “Interfax” referring to Ministry of Azerbaijan reported that during the battle the military of this country have killed over 100 enemy soldiers, destroyed 6 tanks and 15 artillery systems. Their losses in Baku was estimated at 12 persons.
The NKR Ministry of defense these statements were refuted, saying that Azerbaijani forces were driven back to their original positions, having suffered serious losses. Source of “Interfax” in power structures of the unrecognized Republic said about the environment departments of the Azerbaijani army, which killed 200 soldiers, were knocked out 8 tanks, 2 helicopters and 2 drones. In Stepanakert say that their own loss of the defense army of Nagorno Karabakh amounted to 18 people.
The head of the press service of the defense Ministry Vagif NKR dargahi the data about losses of Azerbaijani army in comments “Interfax” called untrue.