Azerbaijan tries to present that its actions were the response to provocations by Armenia, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan stated at National Assembly.
“We must unequivocally record that this information is absolutely false, a lie and completely untrue,” said Pashinyan.
The Prime Minister informed that at the moment there are 49 victims confirmed by the Ministry of Defense.
"I should also note that this number is, unfortunately, not final. I want to emphasize that the official news should be checked, rechecked and published again. This is the reason why we, also taking into account the painful experience we had in the past, do not publish any information about the identity of the dead soldier or officer until we are sure.
Our soldiers, our officers, our army fought selflessly and heroically. I should also emphasize, paying tribute to our fallen soldiers and officers, that our statehood, independence and sovereignty are based on that human type.
As long as there are such people who are ready to put their lives in danger and even sacrifice for the sake of the motherland, it means that Armenia has and will have sovereignty, Armenian statehood will be permanent, the people of Armenia will be able to be proud of their children.” Nikol Pashinyan said.