The CSTO urged “not to run ahead” with the sending of troops to Armenia

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The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) is not yet considering the possibility of sending military personnel to Armenia due to the escalation of the armed conflict with Azerbaijan. This was stated by the head of the CSTO Joint Staff Anatoly Sidorov, TASS reports.

“Let's not get ahead of ourselves. <…> There is no talk of using military force with the involvement of the CSTO neither on September 13, nor yesterday, nor today, and, I think, in the near future, — he said.

Sidorov added that on September 13 in Moscow and Yerevan they called for a politico-diplomatic settlement of the situation, on September 15 a CSTO mission will leave for Armenia to “sort it out on the spot, analyze the situation again.” According to him, the members of the mission will offer the organization's Council ways to resolve the situation, “so that the heads of state make a decision.” “But it’s too early to talk [about any decisions] now,” — emphasized the head of the CSTO headquarters.

A new round of the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan continues from the night of September 12-13. The Armenian authorities accused the Azerbaijani troops of starting the fighting on the border with the use of artillery, mortars and drones, several settlements located on the internationally recognized territory of Armenia itself, which do not belong to Nagorno-Karabakh, came under attack. ownership of this region is disputed in Yerevan and Baku.

At the same time, the Azerbaijani authorities insist that the actions of the military were a response to a “large-scale provocation”; from Armenia, whose servicemen mined the supply routes of Azerbaijani troops at night and fired at a number of positions, during which 50 people were killed.

Fighting continued on September 14, the Armenian authorities said. According to them, the Azerbaijani forces resumed their offensive in the direction of the city of Jermuk and the village of Verin Shorzhi in the morning. The night of September 15 passed without incident, they said later in Yerevan— “from 20:00 the shooting practically stopped in all directions.”

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