Turkish embassy congratulates Azerbaijan on liberation of Shusha city

  08 November 2020    Read: 425
 Turkish embassy congratulates Azerbaijan on liberation of Shusha city

The Turkish embassy in Azerbaijan congratulates the Azerbaijani people on liberation of Shusha city from the occupation.

"The Turkish embassy in Azerbaijan congratulates the Azerbaijani people on liberation of the cradle of Azerbaijani culture – Shusha city from the occupation! Live happily, Azerbaijan!" the embassy said.

Armenian Armed Forces launched a large-scale military attack on positions of Azerbaijani army on the front line, using large-caliber weapons, mortars and artillery on Sept. 27. Azerbaijan responded with a counter-offensive along the entire front. Currently, Azerbaijan continues the liberation of its territories from Armenian troops.

Back in July 2020, Armenian Armed Forces violated the ceasefire in the direction of Azerbaijan's Tovuz district. As a result of Azerbaijan's retaliation, the opposing forces were silenced. The fighting continued the following days as well. Azerbaijan lost a number of military personnel members, who died fighting off the attacks of the Armenian Armed Forces.

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, Armenian Armed Forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.

The 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations. Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on the withdrawal of its armed forces from Nagorno Karabakh and the surrounding districts.


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