In the ongoing conflict with Armenia, Azerbaijan has taken control of Nagorno-Karbakh, an important city of Karbanakh, with Azerbaijan separatists. Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev made the demand on Sunday. British media reported on the BBC.
The old conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan on the Nagorno-Karbakh region resumed on 26 September. Meanwhile, nearly two thousand people have died in the conflict. The fighting has not stopped even after Armenia and Azerbaijan reached a ceasefire agreement on Russia’s initiative. The last attempt was made by the United States to resolve the conflict. As part of this, the two countries reached a third ceasefire. If that too failed, there was no agreement even though the ceasefire was discussed again.
The President of Azerbaijan said on Sunday that the Azeri army had taken control of the Shusha city of Karabakh. The city is known as Sushi to Armenians. But Armenia has denied losing control. He said that clashes were still on.
Good governance is the second most important city in Karabakh. The city has been surrounded by the army of Azerbaijan for the last few days.
The President of Azerbaijan stated that the Azeri army had taken control of the city of Shusha. After many years, Azan’s voice can now be heard there.
Earlier, he reported the recovery of nine villages in Karbakh. These villages and towns were under the control of Armenian separatists.
Although the Nagorno-Karbakh region is located inside Azerbaijan, it is controlled by Armenian separatists under the aegis of the Yerevan government. In the late 1970s, conflicts between Armenia and Azerbaijan began to take control of the region. The conflict ended in the fall of the former Soviet Union in 1991. 30,000 people were killed in the conflict until a ceasefire was established between the two sides in 1994. Later, in early 2016, the two sides also joined the conflict.