© Reuters. A nonetheless picture from video, launched by the Armenian Defence Ministry, exhibits what it stated to be Azerbaijani service members transferring alongside an unidentified mountainous border space with Armenia, on this nonetheless picture taken from handout footage launched September
(Reuters) -Recent clashes erupted between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops on Wednesday, the Armenian defence ministry stated, a day after scores had been killed within the deadliest preventing between the neighbours since 2020.
At the least 49 Armenian and 50 Azeri army had been killed, either side has stated, blaming the opposite for the renewed preventing, which prompted an enchantment for calm from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Azerbaijan used artillery, mortar and small arms in its assault on Wednesday morning, the Armenian defence ministry stated in a press release.
“The state of affairs on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border remained tense,” it added, restating Armenia’s place that Azerbaijan launched aggression on its sovereign territory.
Reuters couldn’t instantly attain Azerbaijan officers to hunt response.
(Reporting in Melbourne by Lidia Kelly; Modifying by Tom Hogue and Clarence Fernandez)