Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Armenia Major-general Edward Asryan said that the situation in the Armenian-Azerbaijani border is “relatively stable”, but ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan are taking place in the direction of Syunik and Gegharkunik provinces.
“The goal behind these ceasefire violations is to keep the situation constantly tense, but the situation is under our control,” the Major-general told reporters.
Asked on cooperation with the EU observers, Major-general Edward Asryan said he highly appreciates the cooperation and that all issues are being resolved properly.
“First of all, we ensure their military security, both during their work on the ground as well as during their transit. We also cooperate around other issues set before us, I highly appreciate the cooperation. I can also say that they are fulfilling their objectives,” Asryan said.
Speaking about the situation in the section of the Tegh village, the Chief of the General Staff said the Armenian troops there already have a frontline and the positions are being improved.
“Every day we are carrying out the relevant work to gain advantage over the adversary in some directions. In all other parts the military is fulfilling its objectives too,” he said.