Azerbaijani Armed Forces do not target civilians, says official statement of Defense Ministry 

  27 September 2020    Read: 1092
 Azerbaijani Armed Forces do not target civilians, says official statement of Defense Ministry 

The command staff of the Azerbaijan Army decided to launch a counter-offensive operation of our troops along the entire front to suppress the combat activity of the armed forces of Armenia and ensure the safety of the civilian population.

"Azerbaijani Army does not target the civilians, settlements and civilian infrastructure. Unlike Armenia, Azerbaijan complies with the requirements of international humanitarian law, including the Geneva Conventions, during its military operations", says the official statement of the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan.

"The Armenian Armed Forces deliberately deployed its firing points inside and near civilian settlements. The Azerbaijani Army calls on the civilian population in the occupied territories to stay away from military facilities", the ministry noted.


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