Azerbaijan’s Yevlakh city hosted a delegation of Azerbaijani officers and Armenian representatives of the separatist group in Karabakh Thursday.
The uncommon talks between the 2 sides comply with a declaration of ceasefire after Azerbaijan launched an anti-terror operation within the area. Within the firm of Russian peacekeepers within the area and Azerbaijani police, the Armenian delegation traveled by way of a highway managed by Azerbaijan and arrived on the city corridor of Yevlakh the place the assembly can be held.
The perimeters would talk about integration of Karabakh Armenians to Azerbaijan which retook the area after a struggle in Armenia earlier.
Amid heightened tensions and assaults on Azerbaijani forces, Baku launched an operation to revive constitutional order on Sept.19. Inside 24 hours of the operation, the Karabakh separatists had been compelled to put down their arms. Lawmaker Ramin Mammadov, who was earlier appointed to supervise dialogue with Armenians, represents the Azerbaijani aspect, native media reported.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev declared victory over the mountainous area on Wednesday, saying his “iron fist” had consigned the concept of a separatist Armenian Karabakh to historical past after a lightening 24-hour army operation.
Below the cease-fire settlement, as outlined by Azerbaijan, separatist Armenian forces should disband and disarm, and the area can be built-in as a part of Azerbaijan. “After the give up of the legal junta, this supply of pressure, this den of poison, has already been consigned to historical past,” Aliyev mentioned in an deal with to the nation on Wednesday evening.
“The Armenian inhabitants of Karabakh can lastly breathe a sigh of reduction. I mentioned this earlier than, and I need to repeat it: the Armenian inhabitants of Karabakh are our residents.” Aliyev mentioned that “struggle criminals” had tried to poison the brains of 120,000 Karabakh Armenians, who, he mentioned, would now dwell in paradise and have their spiritual and cultural rights revered.