Putin, Aliyev evaluate Karabakh victory for first time

2023-09-21 15:41:22 | Last Update : 2023-09-21 15:53:04

The victory of Azerbaijan, which ended the 31-year occupation in Karabakh in one day, made an impact. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Russian President Vladimir Putin met for the first time after the war. The two leaders evaluated the Karabakh victory.

Putin, Aliyev evaluate Karabakh victory for first time
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Azerbaijan cleansed the region with an anti-terrorist operation against Armenian separatists in Karabakh. The operation ended with the ceasefire demand of the Armenian forces.


Developments continued to take place after the operation, which was stopped with the disarmament of the Armenian groups in Karabakh. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Russian President Vladimir Putinheld a telephone conversation.


Putin and Aliyev drew attention to the importance of the consistent implementation of the agreements reached with the help of the Russian Peacekeeping Force on the complete cessation of hostilities in Karabakh, and in this context, the negotiations between Baku and Armenian representatives, which started with the mediation of the peacekeeping force, were given great importance.


During the meeting, where priority steps to further stabilize the situation and overcome humanitarian problems in the region were discussed, Putin emphasized the importance of ensuring the rights and security of the Armenian population in Karabakh.

The Azerbaijani side also confirmed its readiness to interact with the Russian Peacekeeping Force on these issues, the statement said.


It was reported that during the meeting, it was agreed to intensify the work on the negotiations at the highest level in line with the trilateral agreements for the period 2020-2022, and it was reminded that the removal of obstacles in transport links in the region, the determination of the Azerbaijan-Armenia border, the activation of the work on the preparation of a peace agreement between Baku and Yerevan are included in these negotiations.


In the statement, it was noted that Aliyev apologized for the tragic death of the military personnel of the Russian Peacekeeping Force in Karabakh on September 20 and conveyed his deep condolences, stressing that the most comprehensive investigation into the incident will be carried out and those responsible will receive the necessary punishment.

In the statement, it was pointed out that the attorneys general of the two countries are in close contact in this context, and Aliyev also expressed his readiness to provide financial assistance to the families of the victims.

Source: Newsroom

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