October 17, 2021

ACN News

Area Control Network News | Breaking News

Armenia begins handover of disputed territory to Azerbaijan | DW News

2 min read

Azerbaijan’s army said Friday it had entered the district of Agdham, an area of Azeri territory ceded by Armenia as part of a Russian-brokered peace deal to end the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. "Units of the Azerbaijan Army entered the Aghdam region on November 20," the Defense Ministry in Baku said, referring to one of three districts that will change hands over the next two weeks.

The handover of Agdham, which was captured by Armenian forces in July 1993 during the First Nagorno-Karabakh War, will be followed by the Kalbajar district, wedged between Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia, on November 25, and the Lachin district by December 1. Armenian forces and ethnic Armenian residents packed up and left the district over the past few days ahead of Friday’s deadline, which was delayed from Sunday for humanitarian reasons. Most of the town of Agdham, however, was destroyed to discourage Azerbaijani residents from returning; it remains uninhabited.

The latest conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh broke out in late September. The disputed region is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan in law, but has been controlled by ethnic Armenians for the past 30 years. Thousands of people have been killed in 6-weeks of fighting and more than half of the region’s 150,000 population was displaced. The warring parties, at odds over the territory since before the end of the Soviet Union, finally agreed to end hostilities last week under a Russian-brokered accord, made as Azerbaijan progressed rapidly in the combat. As part of last week’s agreement, Armenia agreed to return some 15 to 20% of the Nagorno-Karabakh territory captured by Azerbaijan in recent fighting, including the historical town of Shusha.

Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1

For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/
Follow DW on social media:
►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/
►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews
►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dwnews
Für Videos in deutscher Sprache besuchen Sie: https://www.youtube.com/channel/deutschewelle
#Armenia #Azerbaijan #Nagorno-Karabakh

Source: DW News

Healthy News

37 min read

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor United States Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and...

The Military News

1 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZfp7w5kvsY Lockheed could succeed in shrinking down its HELIOS laser in order to fit a future fighter plane before any new plane is ready to...

1 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhxRyWKmQRo This week’s look Around the Air Force includes a new Promotion Recommendation Score that focuses on the experience of Airmen and sustained performance when...

2 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3wPVouqqSM German Army Fallschirmjäger (Paratroopers) from the Bundeswehr Division Schnelle Kräfte (DSK) in english Rapid Forces Division storm a village with Support of Dutch soldiers...

1 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6MkURaiO2w Marines across 3d Marine Division conduct exercise Noble Jaguar 2021 in the Central Training Area on Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 20 - Oct. 8, 2021....

2 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Rev2vUbXU4 Lockheed Martin has delivered a high-energy laser to the Air Force for testing on the AC-130J Ghostrider gunship. The AC-130J Ghostrider gunship just got...

1 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G_lOd3lrb4 Since 1947, The U.S. Air Force has realized the potential of airpower to defend our country, our citizens, and our friends. Our mission is...

1 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0bwGqCaz6o Since 1947, The U.S. Air Force has realized the potential of airpower to defend our country, our citizens, and our friends. Our mission is...

1 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrLV3o6Ckxo Source: United States Air Force

1 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f819h8il33A #USArmy | #ServeWithHonor | #MedalOfHonor About the U.S. Army: The Army Mission – our purpose – remains constant: To deploy, fight and win our...

3 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-qH7vzkWZs Video footage that looks like it would come straight out of a Sci-Fi movie shows U.S. Marines firing the FN F2000 assault rifle during...

1 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K76YSCRCzic WASHINGTON (Oct. 8, 2021) - Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday and his wife Linda deliver their 246th Navy Birthday message to...

1 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCkYYJFMkTw Army Soldiers discuss their roles as signals intelligence voice interceptors. #USArmy | #ArmyProfessions | #ArmyTraining About the U.S. Army: The Army Mission – our...