The European Union provides emergency humanitarian assistance to the population affected by the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh on both sides of the contact line, European Commissioner for crisis management Janez Lenarcic said on Twitter.
“In connection with the fighting in the conflict zone in Nagorno – Karabakh, the EU is providing emergency humanitarian assistance to all civilians on both sides of the contact line,” he wrote.
On September 27, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said that the Armenian armed forces fired at settlements on the contact line in Karabakh; according to these data, there were civilian and military deaths. According to the Armenian Defense Ministry, Karabakh “was subjected to air and missile attacks.” Yerevan stated that Baku “launched an offensive” in the Karabakh direction. The unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic reported that peaceful settlements in Karabakh, including the capital Stepanakert, were shelled, the authorities called on the population to take shelter and later declared martial law and mobilization in Karabakh.