The column with the Azerbaijani military. Archive photo
The town of Lachin to Karabakh came under the control of Baku, the Azerbaijani army located in the city, said Friday the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
Earlier, Aliyev said that the route of a new highway to bypass the Lachin was agreed with the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation. According to him, Azerbaijan at the request of residents in Lachin Armenians gave them until the end of August in order to leave the city and the village.
“Today, on 26 August, we, Azerbaijanis, returned to the city of Lachin. The Azerbaijani army located in the city of Lachin. The village has Thumped (the Armenian name Agave – ed.) and WM was brought under control. Congratulations to all of its people and the people of Azerbaijan on this event,” wrote Aliyev in social networks.
The assistant Deputy Minister Mher Grigoryan Ani Babayan told RIA Novosti that the meeting of the representatives of the Commission on the delimitation of the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan has 30 August in Moscow. In addition, as passed Sputnik Armenia with reference to the press service of the government, on 31 August in Brussels planned trilateral meeting of the leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and Ilham Aliyev and President of the European Council Charles Michel.
At the end of September 2020 in Nagorno-Karabakh fighting resumed, which were a continuation of years of conflict and led to casualties among the civilian population. Hand made several attempts to conclude a truce, but was successful tripartite agreement reached on the night of 10 November. With the mediation of Moscow Azerbaijan and Armenia have agreed to cease fire and exchange of prisoners and dead bodies. Yerevan also gave Baku Kelbajar and Lachin districts, and part of the Aghdam district, which since 1994 under the control of the unrecognized Nagorno Karabakh. In addition, the region is the Russian peacekeepers.