President: Armenia will retaliate for murder of three soldiers

President: Armenia will retaliate for murder of three soldiers

PanARMENIAN.Net - During election campaign in Armenian city of Stepanavan, President Serzh Sargsyan commented on murder of three conscripts in Tavush Province

“Let no one think it can benefit from the political process ongoing in our country,” President Sargsyan said.

“We possess powerful army and will take retaliatory action. Don’t think anyone in our country doubts the might of our defense forces,” he added.

On April 27, 4:15 am local time VAZ 2107 car belonging to an Armenian serviceman was shelled on the road to the village of Aygepar in Tavush Province of Armenia. As a result the driver and two other servicemen were wounded, Armenian Defense Ministry press service reports.

Despite the measures taken, the two servicemen died on the way to military hospital of Berd town, with another hospitalized.

A criminal case has been instigated under Article 104 of RA Criminal Code. Investigation is under way.

On April 25, ceasefire violation by Azerbaijani armed forces was registered in the north-eastern region of the contact line between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan.

The Azerbaijani side opened fire from various caliber weapons towards the Armenian positions in village of Doveg, Armenia’s Tavush province.

The shelling left the local kindergarten and a GAZ-53 truck damaged. Kindergarten students and staff were evacuated for security purposes. As a result of necessary measures by the Armenian armed forces, the Azerbaijani side was forced to stop the shelling.

The ceasefire violation claimed no casualties and wounded.

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