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26 May 2018


Turkey to always support Azerbaijan in all issues

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Turkey will always support Azerbaijan in all issues, TRT Haber TV channel quoted Devlet Bahceli, head of the Turkish opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), as saying April 26.

The normalization of Turkish-Armenian relations is out of question until the liberation of Azerbaijan's occupied lands, according to Bahceli.

On the night of April 2, 2016, all the frontier positions of Azerbaijan were subjected to heavy fire from the Armenian side, which used large-caliber weapons, mortars and grenade launchers. Azerbaijan responded with a counter-attack, which led to liberation of several strategic heights and settlements.

Military operations were stopped on the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian armies on April 5 at 12:00 (UTC/GMT + 4 hours) with the consent of the sides.

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, in 1992 Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts. The 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations.

Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on withdrawal of its armed forces from the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding districts.

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2016.04.26 / 16:32
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