Azerbaijan reported the death of the military on the line of contact in Karabakh

On the line of contact in Nagorno-Karabakh in a shootout killed a soldier of Azerbaijan. About it reports the Ministry of defence of the Republic.

According to authorities, the incident occurred the evening of 11 February, “when the suppression of enemy shelling position” of the Azerbaijani divisions. During the shooting killed a serviceman of the extended service of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan, Junior Sergeant Gafarov Fuad Farhad oglu, said in Baku.

According to the defense Ministry of Azerbaijan, the day of formation of the Armenian Armed forces violated the ceasefire 20 times. At the same time in the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic declared, that in the night from 11 to 12 February at the contact line the ceasefire regime by the armed forces of Azerbaijan was violated 35 times.

29 Dec 2016 about the death of three soldiers, said defense Ministry of Armenia.

April 2, 2016 Armenia and Azerbaijan said the worsening situation in the conflict zone, accusing each other of starting the fighting. 5 April, the parties announced a ceasefire, but the situation in the conflict zone still remains tense. The parties periodically accuse each other of continued attacks.

As noted in November Bloomberg, between Armenia and Azerbaijan intensified the arms race. Armenia buys Russian rocket complexes “Iskander”, while Azerbaijan buys drones-“kamikaze”, which are produced in Israel. “The arms race is becoming more serious. This means that the probability of collisions increases significantly in the future,” said Chatham House expert Zaur Shiriev.