“In the morning, the Azerbaijani forces launched a large-scale offensive in the northern direction of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh). At the moment, battles are going on in that direction”, Artsrun Hovhannisyan, a representative of the Ministry of Defense of Armenia, told during a briefing.

We must clearly state that many means are used, including long-distance precision means, a large amount of artillery. Our armed forces units are heroically resisting, we naturally have casualties, about whom we will report additionally. The adversary also has suffered losses of both manpower and armored vehicles,” he said.