Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed on a deal with Russia to end weeks of fierce clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday, after a string of Azerbaijani victories in its fight to retake the disputed region.
NAGORNO-KARABAKH, ALSO KNOWN AS ARTSAKH. THE REGION IS MOSTLY MOUNTAINOUS AND FORESTED.
Pakistan congratulates Azerbaijan on the liberation of its key territories from the Armenian occupation.
“WE CONGRATULATE THE GOVERNMENT AND BROTHERLY PEOPLE OF AZERBAIJAN ON THE LIBERATION OF THEIR TERRITORIES,” SAID A STATEMENT FROM THE PAKISTANI FOREIGN MINISTRY.
IRAN ON THE OTHER HAND WELCOMED A PEACE DEAL BETWEEN AZERBAIJAN AND ARMENIA THAT ENDED SIX WEEKS OF FIGHTING IN KARABAKH.
He expressed his hope that the cease-fire would sustain in the region, which is internationally recognized as Azerbaijani.
RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN ANNOUNCED EARLY TUESDAY THAT THE TWO FORMER SOVIET REPUBLICS HAVE SIGNED A DEAL TO END THE CONFLICT IN UPPER KARABAKH, ALSO KNOWN AS NAGORNO-KARABAKH.
THE TURKISH LEADERSHIP HAS ALSO WELCOMED THE TRUCE, TERMING IT A “GREAT VICTORY” FOR AZERBAIJAN.