OSCE Monitoring Interrupted Due to Shots Fired from Azerbaijan
STEPANAKERT—On Wednesday, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the “line of contact” between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan in the Hadrut region near Horadiz village.
From the positions of the Artsakh Defense Army, Field Assistants of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Khristo Khristov (Bulgaria) and Jiri Aberle (Czech Republic) participated in the monitoring.
From the opposite side, Field Assistant of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Yevgeny Sharov (Ukraine), as well as Personal Assistant Simon Tiller (Great Britain) and staff member of the Office Peter Svedberg (Sweden) participated in the monitoring.
The Karabakh side led the OSCE mission to its front lines. However, due to shots fired from the Azerbaijani side, the Field Assistants of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, for safety reasons, found it expedient to stop the monitoring.
From the Karabakh side, the monitoring mission was accompanied by representatives of the Artsakh Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense.