Azerbaijan’s prosecutor basic mentioned on Wednesday that the nation is investigating alleged struggle crimes dedicated by Armenian and Azerbaijani forces throughout six weeks of preventing over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh area.
Armenia and Azerbaijan, two former Soviet republics, have been concerned in a territorial battle since they gained independence within the 1990s. Nagorno-Karabakh, which is internationally recognised as a part of Azerbaijan, however is traditionally an ethnic Armenian area, has been the focus of the battle between the 2 nations.
More than 2,000 individuals have died because the preventing broke out on September 27, together with many civilians. Fighting has surged to its worst degree because the 1990s, when about 30,000 individuals have been killed.
During the newest preventing, movies circulated on social media that allegedly confirmed executions of Armenian prisoners of struggle by Azerbaijani troops. Azerbaijan’s prosecutor-general Kamran Aliyev mentioned that his workplace has “initiated an investigation into inhumane treatment of Armenian servicemen that were taken prisoner”.
“There are many fake videos. But we must say frankly that there also are videos which could be authentic. Azerbaijan is a law-based state and we are reacting to such facts”, he mentioned, including that Azerbaijan had additionally initiated 73 prison instances of Armenian forces shelling civilian targets in Azerbaijan.