Military aggression of Azerbaijan․ Chronicle of developments 29.09.202029 September, 2020
01:00 (30.09.2020) The UN Security Council met on 29.09.2020 at 11 pm CEST behind closed doors to discuss the situation.
21:00 Nikol Pashinyan holds phone conversation with Vladimir Putin.
19:00 A special meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council on developments in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict context was convened at 17:00 local time in Vienna.
17։30 State Minister of the Artsakh Republic, Grigori Martirosyan had a meeting with the representative of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). During this meeting, a wide range of questions were discussed related to the humanitarian aid to be provided to Artsakh by the given organization in the conditions of military operations.
15:30 The accumulation of Turkish-Azerbaijani forces on the border of the CSTO member state can not but worry, stated RA representative to the CSTO during the sitting of the CSTO Permanent Council
14:15 On the third day of its aggression against Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan attacks Armenian town of Vardenis with the use of Turkish UAVs, causing civilian causality. This action will receive adequate military and political response”, twitted Zohrap Mnatsakanyan.
11։30 During the fact-finding mission launched by the Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Artsakh on the attacks of the Azerbaijani armed forces on the civilian population of the Republic of Artsakh, the names of four civilians have been revealed, who were killed in the civilian settlements as a result of Azerbaijani shelling and UAV strikes.
10:30 Attack on Vardenis, Armenia. A civilian bus is burning from a drone strike in Vardenis. The enemy fired at the Vardenis military base of the RA Armed Forces. 1 Civilian is killed. This action of the enemy was preceded by the misinformation of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan that the RA armed forces allegedly fired rockets from the Armenian Vardenis region into the Dashkesan region of Azerbaijan.Turkish Air Force F-16 fighters scrambled from the Ganja airport of the Republic of Azerbaijan and were supporting airborne attacks of Azerbaijani Su -25 and Turkish-made Bayraktar assault drones from Dalyar airport of Azerbaijan in the direction Armenian settlements and land military units of the Republic of Armenia situated in Vardenis, Mets Masrik, Sotk regions (Vardenis, Republic of Armenia). During this period, its own aviation was performing combat tasks providing fire support to units of Air Defense Forces of the Republic of Armenia. While performing a combat mission in an aerial engagement the Armenian SU-25 Fighter was hit by an F-16 multifunctional fighter of the Turkish Air Forces in the air space of Armenia. The pilot, unfortunately, died heroically.The Turkish F-16 multifunctional fighter, according to the flight data recorder, was located at a depth of 60 km, at an altitude of 8200 meters.
08.00 Fights of various intensity continue in the Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact, accompanied by artillery preparations by the Azerbaijani side․ As of this moment the Armenian divisions have pushed back the attacks of the Azerbaijani armed forces at several directions of the line of contact, taken counter measures in separate parts, causing huge losses to the adversary both in the manpower and the military equipment. In particular, early in the morning a group of adversary’s attacking armored equipment has been destroyed (video will be available soon), wrote Armenia MOD spokesperson Shushan Stepanyan