Chronicle of the Patriotic War: October 15
In response to the large-scale provocations committed by Armenian armed forces along entire length of the front, the Azerbaijani Army on September 27, 2020, launched a counter-offensive which then dubbed as “Iron Fist”. The 44-day war has put an end to the almost thirty years of occupation and ensured the restoration of the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan. The bright victory achieved under leadership of the Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev has been written in the history of Azerbaijan in golden letters.
“The glorious Azerbaijani Army liberated from occupation Arish village of Fuzuli district, Doshulu village of Jabrayil district, Edisha, Dudukchu, Edilli, Chiraguz villages of Khojavand district. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev made a post on his official Twitter account in this regard.
President Ilham Aliyev was interviewed by Turkish NTV TV channel.
President Ilham Aliyev gave an interview to Director General of “Rossiya Segodnya International News Agency” media holding Dmitry Kiselev for the Russian RIA Novosti agency.
According to the Prosecutor General’s Office, three civilians killed, five wounded as a result of Armenia's shelling of graveyard in Tartar.
First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva made a post on her official Instagram page.
According to the Ministry of Defense, at night, the units of the armed forces of Armenia attempted to attack the positions of the Azerbaijan Army in several directions of the front. As a result of the successful actions of Azerbaijani army, the enemy suffered serious losses and was forced to retreat in various directions of the front.
EVERY MOMENT OF THE VICTORY
On September 27, 2020, the Armenian armed forces carried out a large-scale provocation and subjected the positions of the Azerbaijani Army in the frontline zone and human settlements to intensive fire from weapons, mortars and other artillery devices. As a result, in order to prevent the combat activeness of the Armenian army and ensure the security of civilians, the Azerbaijani Army Command decided to launch a counter-attack operation across the frontline. The confrontations escalated quickly and turned into the Second Karabakh War.
During the 44-day war with the Republic of Armenia, Jabrayil was liberated on October 4, Fuzuli - on October 17, Zangilan - on October 20, Gubadli - on October 25 and Shusha - on November 8. In accordance with the statement signed in Moscow, starting from 01:00 Baku time, November 10, it was declared that the military operations in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone were completely terminated, until December 1, Armenia would withdraw from the Azerbaijani territories around Nagorno-Karabakh, and the construction of new transport communications connecting Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic with Azerbaijan's western regions would be ensured.
On November 20, 2020, Aghdam was liberated, on November 25 - Kalbajar, on December 1 - Lachin.
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