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Azerbaijani Human Rights Commissioner Sabina Aliyeva has
strongly condemned the landmine terrorism of Armenia and urged the
world community to take a decisive position to protect human rights
and freedoms, Azernews reports per Ombudswoman's
In a statement addressed to international organizations, Aliyeva
drew attention to the March 16 landmine blast in Agdam's Yusifjanli
village which killed two young men.
“We regret to inform you that as a result of numerous landmine
explosions across de-occupied lands, a total of 286 people have
become victims of landmine terror, and 48 of them have died,” the
Moreover, she underlined that throughout the 30-year-long
occupation of Azerbaijani lands, Armenia not only occupied the
cities and districts in the Karabakh region of Azerbaijan but also
deliberately mined those areas on a massive scale to kill innocent
She also added that Armenia not only informs Azerbaijan about
the accurate maps of the minefields it had buried in the past years
but also continues to contaminate Azerbaijan's liberated
territories with mines, which seriously endanger the lives of
civilians and soldiers.
In violation of the 1949 Geneva Convention, during the years of
occupation and at the moment of withdrawal from Azerbaijani lands
in late 2020 and even after the second Karabakh war, Armenia
deliberately and constantly planted mines on Azerbaijani
territories, thereby being a major threat to regional peace,
security, and cooperation.
Civilians and military personnel are frequently maimed or killed
as a result of mine explosions in Azerbaijan's liberated
Armenia deliberately and constantly planted mines on Azerbaijani
territories, in violation of the 1949 Geneva Convention, which is a
major threat to regional peace, security, and cooperation.
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