ArmInfo. VTB Bank (Armenia) expressing deep condolences to the families of victims and being bound in honor to support them has made a decision to cancel loan commitments of those who have been killed on the frontline or gone missing.
"We are in mourning with the families of victims and are doing everything to support and ease their financial burden. VTB Bank (Aremnia) did not plan to publicly announce about this information as the issue is very painful and we think that this is the least we can do for the defenders of homeland, however, taking into account numerous requests from mass media we publish official statement for the press and the clients", the bank's statement reads.
To note, on April 1 night, the Azerbaijani army attacked the positions of the NKR Defense Army along the entire line of contact, using artillery, armored vehicles and air force. The adversary targeted also the populated areas and civil facilities. Fierce battles were going on along the line of contact. The situation was critically sense. The sides agreed to cease fire on April 5 in the afternoon. According to the latest data of the Armenia's Defense Ministry 44 servicemen have been killed by Azerbaijan's aggression on April 2-8 and 21 are gone missing