There are reports of a serious incident in the Karabakh conflict zone on Monday afternoon (15 May).
The Associated Press News agency, citing the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan, says that Azerbaijan has on Monday destroyed an Osa air defense system along with its crew, adding that its deployment near the line of contact was a "provocation" and a threat to Azerbaijani aircraft.
The incident is also being reported by the Armenian media which says that the incident happened at 16.30 local time Monday.
Armenian media quoting defence sources in the self-declared Nagorno-Karabakh Republic said "the adversary opened fire at a military object of the Artsakh Defense Army from a guided missile, as a result of which one unit of military equipment was partially damaged. The Defense Army has suffered no human losses".
Commonspace.eu is reporting these incidents based on information in the local media and is not in a position to confirm the details.
photo: An OSA air defence system similar to what is in the arsenal of a number of former Soviet countries, as well as Eastern European states. (archive picture)
Zohrab Mnatsakanyan told Armenian MPs discussions on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict will continue in June in the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group process.
On Tuesday, Armenian foreign ministry spokesperson Tigran Balayan told the Armenian media that the Azerbaijani side was carrying out engineering works at the Nakhchivan sector of the border, and that this "poses a danger to Armenian military positions".