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

  04 December 2020    Read: 389
Azerbaijani FM discusses Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal with his Bulgarian counterpart

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov discussed the current situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh region during a telephone conversation with Deputy Prime Minister for Judicial Reform and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria Ekaterina Zakharieva, reports citing the MFA.

The ministers highlighted the significance of the implementation of the Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal to ensure peace, security and prosperity in the region.

The sides also exchanged views over bilateral cooperation, as well as the expansion of cooperation within international organizations.

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 handed over the Lachin District, over which the Lachin pass connecting Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia passes.

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