Armenian Defense Ministry confirms reports about protective works on state border with Azerbaijan

Armenian Defense Ministry confirms reports about protective works on state border with Azerbaijan
# 09 August 2012 13:15 (UTC +04:00)
Press secretary of Defense Ministry of the Republic of Armenia Artsrun Hovhannisyan told “Armenpress” that the protective works are carried out consistently. According to him, the defense structures are being constructed and positions are strengthened for the purpose of security of positions. These works will be continued.

“These steps will be consistently followed in the future. But it is unclear why Azerbaijan directs attention to this issue these days”, the press secretary said.

After the incidents that occurred on Armenia-Azerbaijan border in April and June, Armenian defense minister and president announced necessity to carry out protective works on the border. According to observations of the Azerbaijani side, Armenia began to strengthen is defensive positions on the state border over the last two months. The staffs of the Armenian Defense Ministry, the Emergency Ministry, as well as workers and equipments from neighboring villages are involved in the works that are carried out nightly.

Nagorno Garabagh

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