Armenian Armed Forces opened fire at the positions of Azerbaijani Armed Forces located in the Qizilhacili village of Gazakh region and Kokhanebi village of Tovuz region from the positions located in Berkaber village of Ijevan region and the nameless heights of Berd region of Armenia last night, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told Trend on Friday.
At the same time, the Azerbaijani Armed Forces were fired from the positions located near Garakhanbeyli village of Fizuli region, Shikhlar and Yusifjanli villages of Agdam region, Chilaburt village of Tartar region and Tapgaragoyunlu village of Goranboy region.
The shooting was countered by return fire.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan.
Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 per cent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.
Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Russia, France and the U.S. are currently holding peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. Security Council's four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions./Trend/