According to the Nagorno-Karabakh defense department, Ayvazyan said that despite warnings of the Armenian side, the Azerbaijani armed forces continue to gather and conduct military operations along the perimeter of the Iranian border. The official noted the necessity to relocate the actions of the Azerbaijani military to a safe distance from the Iranian border.
New clashes in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh started on September 27. Armenia and Azerbaijan accuse each other of unleashing military actions. Reports indicate that civilians in Nagorno-Karabakh are suffering from artillery shelling. Armenia has declared a state of war and called for a general mobilization, while Azerbaijan has announced partial mobilization.