Azerbaijani FM discusses Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal with his Moldovan counterpart 

  30 November 2020    Read: 270
Azerbaijani FM discusses Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal with his Moldovan counterpart 

Azerbaijani FM Jeyhun Bayramov congratulated his Moldovan counterpart on his appointment during a phone conversation, reports citing the press service of the MFA of Azerbaijan. 

The FMs exchanged views on the latest situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh region highlighting the importance of implementing the conditions of the ceasefire deal which was signed on November 10. 

The sides also discussed issues on the bilateral cooperation, noting the significance of continuing intensive inter-agency cooperation, as well as expanding cooperation on multilateral platforms.

They also discussed other issues of mutual interest.

Note, 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.

On November 10, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia signed an agreement to end six weeks of fierce fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Under the agreement, Russian peacekeepers were deployed along the front line in Nagorno-Karabakh and the corridor between the region and Armenia.

A total of 1,960 Russian peacekeepers were deployed in Nagorno-Karabakh under a five-year mandate.

Also, according to the agreement, on 20 November, Armenia handed over the Aghdam region which lies to the east of Nagorno-Karabakh, to Azerbaijan. This followed on 25 November by the Kalbajar region to the northwest of Nagorno-Karabakh

Finally, on 1 December, Armenia will hand over the Lachin District, over which the Lachin pass connecting Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia passes.

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