By Sabina Mammadli
An area with 350 anti-personnel mines, manufactured in Armenia
in 2021, was detected in the Saribaba peak direction, following
landmine clearance activities in Azerbaijan's liberated territories
on November 21, Azernews reports per the Azerbaijani Defense
According to the ministry, the command of the Russian
peacekeepers, temporarily stationed in Azerbaijan's territory, and
the joint Turkish-Russian monitoring center were informed about the
“The command of the Russian peacekeepers and the joint
Turkish-Russian monitoring center were invited to inspect the
indicated territory,' the ministry added.
Similarly, the Ombudsman's Office stated that despite repeated
calls for accurate landmine maps, Armenia hasn't yet taken any
practical steps in this regard.
According to the statement, after the second Karabakh war,
hundreds of civilians were killed or severely injured in landmine
The statement resolutely condemns the actions striking regional
peace and security, hindering the return of the former internally
displaced persons (IDPs) of Azerbaijan to their ancestral lands, as
well as urges international organizations to demonstrate a decisive
position against Armenian atrocities.
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