Mehriban Aliyeva congratulates Azerbaijani people on liberation of Lachin (PHOTO)
First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva congratulated Azerbaijani people on the liberation of Lachin region from occupation.
"I sincerely congratulate all of you on the liberation of Lachin region from occupation! May Almighty God bestow his mercy upon our people and health and happiness upon all of our fellow citizens, as well as peace, tranquility and bright future upon our Motherland!" she wrote on her Instagram page.
"Karabakh is Azerbaijan!" Mehriban Aliyeva concluded.
On November 9, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan signed a joint statement on the complete cessation of hostilities in Karabakh. According to the document, the Azerbaijani and Armenian sides keep control of their currently held areas, and Russian peacekeepers were stationed in the region. Aghdam (November 20), Kelbajar (November 25) and Lachin regions were also returned under the control of Azerbaijan.