Azerbaijan liberated 22 areas of Karabakh

Azerbaijani army has liberated 22 areas of Karabakh from Armenian occupation. The Turkish Defense Ministry said on Monday.

Neighboring Armenia and Azerbaijan have been embroiled in a war since September 27 over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. The two countries became embroiled in a fierce war when Armenian forces attacked Azerbaijani settlements and military bases.

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According to Ankara’s Defense Ministry, Baku has liberated a total of 22 occupied settlements, according to reliable Azerbaijani sources. The Azerbaijani army is conducting operations by reclaiming their occupied territories.

Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry says Armenia has launched missile strikes on the country’s cities of Belagan, Barda and Tartar.

Although Nagorno-Karabakh is inside Azerbaijan, people of Armenian ethnicity have been controlling the region, with Armenia supporting them. Although the region was separated from Azerbaijan in the 1988-94 war, it has not yet been recognized as an independent state.

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