OREANDA-NEWS. The Azerbaijani military carried out a large-scale attack in the conflict zone in Nagorno-Karabakh, the press secretary of the Armenian Defense Ministry, Shushan Stepanyan, reported.

According to her, the offensive operation was conducted in a southern direction near the Iranian border. Data on casualties or deaths are not provided. “According to Artsakh [The Armenian name of the unrecognized Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh. – Ed.] Defense Army, around afternoon the Azerbaijani Armed Forces launched a large-scale attack in the southern direction of the line of contact between Artsakh and Azerbaijan, throwing reserve forces, large amounts of military equipment, including tanks and artillery. The enemy ignores also the security of the territory of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” the message posted on Facebook reads. Stepanyan also added that “large scale enemy capabilities and assets are methodically and continuously being destroyed.”