Increased tension on the contact line.
18 December 2015

According to the Armenian news agencie, three Armenian servicemen were killed on the contact line separating Armenian and Azerbaijani troops last night, 17-18 of December.

Servicemen Aghasi Grigoryan (born in 1996), and Ruben Aleksanyan (born in 1996) were killed during the skirmishes and a contract soldier Gor Ohanyan (born in 1992) was fatally wounded on Thursday under still unclear circumstances.

Azerbaijan side also reports casualties on it's side. According to the Azerbaijan Defense Ministry Azerbaijani army lost one soldier on Dec.17 on the contact line.

This happens just before the meeting of the Presidents of the Armenian and Azerbaijan which is planned to be held in Bern, Switzerland, on the 19th of December.

source: with agencies.