Aghdam residents hold festive march (PHOTO)

Photo by Trend news agency
Photo by Trend news agency

A festive march was held in Azerbaijan’s Aghdam district, dedicated to the liberation of Aghdam after 27 years of the Armenian occupation.

Starting from the morning hours on November 20, the population of Aghdam began a festive march.

Hundreds of Aghdam residents took part in the march, which began before entry to the district and continued to the Guzanly village, Trend reported.

The Armenian Armed Forces occupied most of the territory of Aghdam district on July 23, 1993. Starting from November 20, Aghdam district will be under Azerbaijan’s control.

On November 9, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan signed a joint statement on a complete ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh. The Russian leader said the Azerbaijani and Armenian sides would remain on the positions they hold and Russian peacekeepers would be deployed to the region. Besides, Armenia and Azerbaijan should carry out the exchange of prisoners of war and the bodies of those killed. Aghdam region will be returned to Azerbaijan before November 20, Kelbajar region - before November 15, Lachin region - before December 1. Later, Baku gave Yerevan postponement for troops withdrawal from Kelbajar until November 25.

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