“The Armenian armed forces, which have suffered a number of loses in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh territory over the last days, have undertaken another aggressive and disgusting sabotage against the Azerbaijani armed forces,” according to the Defense Ministry.
“The attempt of the Armenian reconnaissance-raiding groups to suddenly attack the positions of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces was successfully prevented.”
“In January, 17 Armenian soldiers were killed, nearly 20 wounded.
Subunits of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces demonstrated personal valor and heroism in the battle with enemy, which many times exceeded ours in number. During the fight three Azerbaijani soldiers died, some were wounded.”
“Under Azerbaijani Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov`s decree, Azerbaijani servicemen, who died while fighting off attacks of the Armenian armed forces, were awarded Medal “For Distinction in Military Service” of 3rd degree,” said the Ministry.