Interfax - Russia & CIS Military Newswire May 18, 2017 Thursday 11:10 AM MSK Unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh says its military units take preventive measures against Azerbaijani military YEREVAN/BAKU. May 18 The Azerbaijani Armed Forces have committed around 60 truce violations by firing more than 650 shots along the contact line with the forces of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) over the past 24 hours, the NKR Defense Ministry's press service said. "Apart from small arms, the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan used grenade launchers (23 projectiles) in the eastern sector of the contact line and D-44 cannons (18 projectiles) and 82mm mortars (four projectiles) in the north-eastern sector. Forward units of the NKR Defense Army took preventive measures, continuing to confidently perform their combat duty," the NKR Defense Ministry said. The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry's press service, for its part, said that the Armenian military "have breached the ceasefire 115 times in different sectors of the frontline in the past 24 hours, using large-caliber machineguns and 60mm and 120mm mortars (32 projectiles)."