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The city of Lachin came under the control of Azerbaijan

The city of Lachin came under the control of Azerbaijan

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev announced that the city of Lachin and the villages of Zabuh and Sus AzerbaijanAnnounced that it was under his control.

On his Twitter account, Aliyev said, “Today, on August 26, we Azerbaijanis returned to the city of Lachin. The Azerbaijani Army was deployed in the city of Lachin. The villages of Zabuh and Sus were taken under control. On this occasion, I congratulate all Lachin people and Azerbaijani people. Long live Lachin! Long live Azerbaijan!” shared.

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN: WE ARE HAPPY

In the statement made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the subject, “We are happy to return the city of Lachin and the villages of Zabuh and Sus to Azerbaijan within the scope of the agreement.” it was said.

After the 2nd Karabakh War, in accordance with the tripartite declaration signed between Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia on November 10, 2020, both Russian troops and Armenians took the route known as the “Lachin corridor”, which was temporarily under the control of Russian elements, where the Lachin city and the villages of Zabuh and Sus are located. the population left and this region passed under the control of the Baku administration.

According to the 10 November 2020 declaration, Azerbaijan was going to build a new road passing outside the city of Lachin, which the Armenian population in Karabakh would use on their way to and from Armenia within 3 years. Azerbaijan completed this 32-kilometer road earlier than planned. Armenians living in the Karabakh region of Azerbaijan will use the new road to travel to and from Armenia. Russian elements will ensure the safety of the new road.

Lachin and its villages were occupied by the Armenian army in 1992, and Armenians brought from Syria and Lebanon were settled here in the following years. Throughout the process, Azerbaijan has declared that it sees this as a war crime and violation of the Geneva Conventions.




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