Connect with us

Armenian Aggression

Iskander-M missiles’ transfer to Armenia to be seriously investigated – Azerbaijani expert

Avatar

Published

on

By Trend

The discovery of fragments of 'Iskander-M' missiles, fired from Armenia’s territory at Azerbaijan's Shusha, by Azerbaijan’s Mine Action Agency is an indisputable fact, Azerbaijani political expert Elchin Mirzabayli told Trend.

According to Mirzabayli, the manufacturing country is responsible for the use of the 'Iskander-M' missile system, having a big destructive power, against Azerbaijan during military operations carried out by it to liberate its lands from the Armenian occupation.

The Russian side has repeatedly stated that the missile system is intended only for use by the Russian Armed Forces and its sale or transfer to any country is impossible, reminded the expert.

He said that a simplified version of the 'Iskander-M' missile called 'Iskander-E' is intended for export. In the simplified version, the range is reduced to 280 kilometers, and the delivery options don’t include warheads.

"The 'Iskander-M' system has a range of more than 500 kilometers, which contradicts Russia's international obligations," Mirzabeyli noted.

According to the expert, the use of 'Iskander-M' missiles against Azerbaijan is contrary to the Arms Trade Treaty, the International Code of Conduct to Prevent the Proliferation of Ballistic Missiles, the Treaty on the Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms, the International Code of Conduct on the Supply of Arms, the Conventional Arms Treaty and other international documents.

"At the same time, there are many other weapons used by Armenia to damage the civilian population, infrastructure, flora and fauna of Azerbaijan, as well as Russian-made weapons, which contradict the Convention on Cluster Munitions, the Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any Other Hostile Use of Means of Influencing the natural environment as well as the principles of international humanitarian law, which entails international responsibility,” he said.

“Despite Russian side's denial of selling or transferring 'Iskander-M' missiles to Armenia, the country's use of this destructive weapon against Azerbaijan is a fact,” Mirzabayli said. “Thus, the use of 'Iskander-M' by the armed formations in Armenia and in the previously occupied Azerbaijani territories confirms that these missile systems were illegally delivered to Armenia by criminal groups engaged in the arms trade. Either Russia is holding back the truth about the sale of 'Iskander-M' missiles to Armenia, or its leadership has not been informed about it. Anyway, the fact must be seriously investigated.”

“If the 'Iskander-M' missiles were illegally sold or delivered to Armenia, then these weapons could fall into the hands of international terrorist organizations and other criminal groups,” he added. “This fact should also be seen as a global threat to peace and security and needs to be discussed and investigated at the international level. Otherwise, no country is safe from becoming the target of any separatist or terrorist group.”

Shusha had been liberated by Azerbaijani army from the Armenian occupation during the 44-day war (from late Sept. through early Nov.2020).

Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz

Original Article

Continue Reading

Armenian Aggression

Rainless weather expected in Baku

Avatar

Published

on

By Laman Ismayilova

Changeable cloudy and mainly rainless weather is expected in Baku on April 20. Mild south-east wind will blow.

The temperature will be +11-14 °C at night, +19-24 °C in the daytime on Absheron peninsula, the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry reported.

In Baku, the temperature will be +11-13 °C at night, +19-21 °C in the daytime.

Atmospheric pressure will drop 761 mm Hg to 758 mm Hg. Relative humidity will make 70-80 percent at night and 50-55 percent in the daytime.

The weather will be mostly rainless in the regions. However, short rain is expected in some mountainous areas. Mild west wind will blow.

The temperature will be +12-17 °C at night and +25-30 °C in the daytime, +7-12 °C in the mountains at night, +15-20 °C in the daytime.

The day is expected to be favorable for weather-sensitive people.

Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz

Original Article

Continue Reading

Armenian Aggression

Visit of Israeli journalists to Aghdam ends

Avatar

Published

on

By Trend

A trip of Israeli journalists to Azerbaijan’s Aghdam district ended, Trend's Karabakh bureau reports on April 19.

Israel Hayom correspondent Dean Shmuel Elmas and political analyst for The Jerusalem Post and The Jewish Press Arye Gut took part in it.

Israeli journalists visited the Juma Mosque in Aghdam, the ruins of the Drama Theater and witnessed the consequences of Armenian vandalism in the Museum of Bread and on the territory called "Imaret".

The journalists’ trip to Fuzuli, Zangilan, and Gubadli is scheduled for April 20.

Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz

Original Article

Continue Reading

Armenian Aggression

Israel Hayom newspaper reporter saddened by destroyed mosque in Azerbaijan’s Aghdam

Avatar

Published

on

By Trend

It is very sad to see that mosque [in Aghdam] has been damaged, destroyed during the occupation Azerbaijani territories, Israel Hayom correspondent Dean Shmuel told Trend.

Shmuel made the statement during the trip of Israeli journalists to Azerbaijan’s Aghdam district began on April 19.

Shmuel said what was done to Aghdam's mosque, it is a sad fact, regardless of whether you are Jewish, Christian or Muslim.

Shmuel also added that the main challenge for Azerbaijan now is the restoration work that will be carried out from now on.

Following over a month of military action to liberate its territories from Armenian occupation from late Sept. to early Nov. 2020, Azerbaijan pushed Armenia to sign the surrender document. A joint statement on the matter was made by the Azerbaijani president, Armenia's PM, and the president of Russia.

A complete ceasefire and a cessation of all hostilities in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict was introduced on Nov. 10, 2020.

Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz

Original Article

Continue Reading

Facebook

Trending