(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 19. The achievement
of the main objectives of Azerbaijan's anti-terrorist measures in
Karabakh, is at its final stage, Azerbaijani President's Assistant
and Head of the Foreign Policy Department of the Presidential
Administration, Hikmet Hajiyev told TRT Haber, Trend reports.
The main military goals we set for ourselves have been achieved,
"For any contacts, the separatist regime in Karabakh must
dissolve itself and disarm," Hajiyev said.
In order to ensure the provisions of the Trilateral Statement,
to stop large-scale provocations in the Karabakh economic region,
to disarm and withdraw formations of the Armenian armed forces from
the territories of Azerbaijan, to neutralize their military
infrastructure, to ensure the safety of the peaceful population
returning to the territories liberated from occupation, civil
servants involved in construction and reconstruction works, and our
military personnel, as well as to restore the constitutional order
of the Republic of Azerbaijan, anti-terrorist measures have been
launched in the region.
Only military targets belonging to illegal armed formations of
the separatist regime are put out of action with the use of
high-precision weapons available in the arsenal of the Azerbaijani
Civilians and infrastructure objects are not targets during
localized anti-terrorist activities carried out in Azerbaijan's
On September 19, 2023, at 04:30 (GMT+4), as a result of a
terrorist act, on a newly built tunnel road near the village of
Taghavard in Khojavand district, a KAMAZ truck carrying employees
of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan got blown up on a
mine, previously planted by illegal Armenian armed groups [which
haven't been withdrawn contrary to the trilateral statement signed
by Azerbaijani, Armenian and Russian leaders following the 2020
second Karabakh war] on the territory of Azerbaijan, where Russian
peacekeepers are temporarily stationed [under the trilateral
The truck was on its way to the site of the terrorist attack
that took place on the same day at the 58th kilometer of the
Ahmadbayli-Fuzuli-Shusha road passing through the Khojavand
district, which killed employees of the State Road Agency of
The employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Asim
Jamalzade, Ramil Shirinov, Seymur Mahmudov, and Khazar Zamanov,
died on the spot.
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