Updated: The Azerbaiijani Ministry of Defence has said that it has downed an Armenian drone that tried to enter the country's airspace in the direction of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. Some Azerbaijani media have released pictures of the downed unmanned aeriel vehicle. Armenia has denied the incident.
The situation on the line of contact in the Karabakh conflict zone and the international border between the two countries has been reasonably calm over the last weeks as Russian led peace efforts have been ongoing.
source: commonspace.eu with agencies
photo: Azerbaijan released these pictures claiming it is of part of an Armenian drone downed by their forces on 27 August 2016. (picture courtesy of APA)
“Russian understanding of geopolitics believes in the decisive role of hard power and military might as a key component of both domestic and foreign policy. Russian-led integration projects, aim to include as many post-soviet states as possible, and once in never let them go out”, argues Benyamin Poghosyan in this op-ed.