Three rockets hit border areas in northwestern Iran

Iran (IP) - Three mortar shells hit the border areas of Iran following clashes between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Iran Press/Iran News: Governor of "Khoda Afarin" county in northwestern Iran, Ali Amiri-Rad said on Monday that the two rockets hit agricultural land, and fortunately did not cause any financial or human damage.

Amiri-Rad added that an unexploded mortar rocket hit the rangelands of Khoda Afarin county on Sunday.

Khoda Afarin County is a county in East Azerbaijan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Khomarlu.

Military clashes between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces resumed in the Nagorno-Karabakh region on Sunday morning.

The Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia disagree on the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

The two countries' dispute over the Nagorno-Karabakh region began in 1988 and escalated into a military conflict in 1991, with some foreign interventions raising tensions.

The Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, in a separate telephone conversation with his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts on Sunday evening, called on the two sides to show restraint, announce a ceasefire and give an immediate end to hostilities, as well as start negotiations within the framework of international law.


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