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Azerbaijan says Armenia targeted army positions in Nakhchivan

Azerbaijan said that its army posts in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic came under fire by Armenian forces early Monday.

"On August 2, at about 03.27 a.m. (2327GMT), the Armenian armed forces' units from the positions near the Arazdeyen village of the Vedi region using small arms subjected to fire the positions of the Azerbaijan Army in the direction of the Heydarabad settlement of the Sadarak region of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic," the Defense Ministry said in a statement.

Azerbaijan reported no casualties and said it responded with retaliatory fire.

"Currently, the situation in this direction is stable, our units control the operational situation," it added.


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