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Azerbaijan handed over to Armenia about 1,700 bodies of those killed in the war

Azerbaijan handed over to Armenia about 1,700 bodies of those killed in the war

BAKU (TASS): Baku handed over to Yerevan after the end of hostilities in Karabakh the remains of about 1,700 dead servicemen, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov said on Friday.
“To date, about 1,700 bodies of dead Armenian servicemen have been found and handed over,” Bayramov said during the 44 Day Road to Victory conference in Baku.”
At the same time, we still do not know anything about the fate of 4 thousand Aze-rbaijani citizens who went missing during the first Karabakh war,” he added.
The situation in the conflict zone around Nagorno-Karabakh escalated on September 27, 2020, active hostilities began in the region.
On November 9 of the same year, a trilateral statement was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, which made it possible to achieve a complete cessation of hostilities in the conflict zone.
The Azerbaijani and Armenian sides stopped at their occupied positions, a number of areas came under the control of Baku, and Russian peacekeepers were deployed along the line of contact and the Lachin corridor.

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