2 August: There were more incidents in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone overnight. Azerbaijan says that four of its soldiers have been killed. Armenia says it suffered one fatality. Both sides accuse each other of attempted incursions across the line of contact separating their forces. Azerbaijani media is also reporting that Azerbaijani military aircraft are flying over the front line.
First Vice-President Aliyeva noted that Azerbaijan is located at the crossroads between the civilizations of the East and West, and is one of the few countries that are a member of both the Council of Europe and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
The transfer of the body of Tatunashvili back to Georgian jurisdiction was facilitated by the International Committee of the Red Cross. It is now expected that the Georgian authorities will hold an autopsy on the body to ascertain the cause of death.