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Azerbaijan downs another Armenian SU-25 fighter jet

Armenian army launched attacks against Azerbaijani positions in Zangilan region, says Defense Ministry

Merve Aydogan   | 02.11.2020
Azerbaijan downs another Armenian SU-25 fighter jet

ANKARA 

Azerbaijan shot down another Armenian Su-25 fighter jet, according to the country's Defense Ministry on Monday, the third Su-25 to be downed in the last four days.

In a statement, the ministry said the Su-25 attack aircraft had launched airstrikes on Azerbaijani positions in the Zangilan region on Sunday when it was shot down.

Since clashes erupted on Sept. 27, Armenia has repeatedly attacked Azerbaijani civilians and forces, even violating three humanitarian cease-fires since Oct. 10.

While world powers have called for a sustainable cease-fire, Turkey has supported Baku's right to self-defense and demanded the withdrawal of Armenia's occupying forces.

Multiple UN resolutions also call for the withdrawal of the invading forces.

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