Azerbaijani State Border Service opens new military unit in liberated Gubadli

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On April 1, the State Border Service (SBS) opened a new military unit on the state border with Armenia in the Gubadli district, Defence.az reports.


While speaking at the event organized on this occasion, the First Deputy Chief of the State Border Service, Lieutenant General Rashad Sadigov conveyed the congratulations of the Chief of the State Border Service, Colonel-General Elchin Guliyev to the staff.

In his speech, he stressed the participation of Azerbaijani border guards in the Patriotic War and the fulfillment of combat missions at the highest level, and the importance of organization of high-level service and combat activities of border protection units shortly after the liberation of our state borders.

A group of servicemen who distinguished themselves in military service was awarded at the end of the event.

The territories of Azerbaijan, which was occupied by Armenia nearly 30 years ago, was liberated from the occupation during the 44-day Second Nagorno-Karabakh War. The war started on September 27 when the 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 and lasted until November 10. Until November 10, the Azerbaijan Army liberated some villages and cities of Fuzuli, Jabrayil, Gubadli, Zangilan, Khojavend, Khojaly, Terter, Shusha and Lachin districts. 

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 under a five-year mandate and the corridor between the region and Armenia.

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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Azerbaijani State Border Service opens new military unit in liberated Gubadli

2021/04/1617273989.jpg
Read: 715     14:37     01 April 2021    

On April 1, the State Border Service (SBS) opened a new military unit on the state border with Armenia in the Gubadli district, Defence.az reports.


While speaking at the event organized on this occasion, the First Deputy Chief of the State Border Service, Lieutenant General Rashad Sadigov conveyed the congratulations of the Chief of the State Border Service, Colonel-General Elchin Guliyev to the staff.

In his speech, he stressed the participation of Azerbaijani border guards in the Patriotic War and the fulfillment of combat missions at the highest level, and the importance of organization of high-level service and combat activities of border protection units shortly after the liberation of our state borders.

A group of servicemen who distinguished themselves in military service was awarded at the end of the event.

The territories of Azerbaijan, which was occupied by Armenia nearly 30 years ago, was liberated from the occupation during the 44-day Second Nagorno-Karabakh War. The war started on September 27 when the 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 and lasted until November 10. Until November 10, the Azerbaijan Army liberated some villages and cities of Fuzuli, Jabrayil, Gubadli, Zangilan, Khojavend, Khojaly, Terter, Shusha and Lachin districts. 

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 under a five-year mandate and the corridor between the region and Armenia.

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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