Baku announces destruction of the Armenian Su-25, Yerevan denies this information

The military departments of the conflicting sides in Nagorno-Karabakh give conflicting information about the incident.


As reported by TASS, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan announced on Saturday the destruction of the country’s air defense of the Su-25 aircraft of the Armenian armed forces.

“On October 17 at 11:11 local time (10:11 Moscow time), Azerbaijani air defense units destroyed a Su-25 aircraft belonging to the Armenian Armed Forces, which tried to strike at the positions of the Azerbaijani army units in the direction of the Jebrail region”, – the defense ministry said in a statement.

At the same time, the press secretary of the Armenian defense department Shushan Stepanyan wrote on his Facebook page that Azerbaijan’s statement about the defeat of the Armenian SU-25 attack aircraft is not true and is just another disinformation.

“The statement of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense that on October 17 they allegedly shot down a Su-25 aircraft belonging to the Armenian side is another disinformation”, – she said.

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