At first stage only Azerbaijani citizens allowed to visit Karabakh – deputy minister (UPDATE)

Economy 18 January 2022 13:07 (UTC +04:00)

Details added (first version posted on 12:19)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 18

By Sadraddin Aghjayev - Trend:

At the first stage, only Azerbaijani citizens will be able to visit Karabakh region, Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Digital Development and Transport Rahman Hummatov said at a briefing dedicated to the process of launching regular bus trips to the Azerbaijani lands liberated from the Armenian occupation, Trend reports.

“Foreign citizens may be allowed to visit the liberated territories in the future,” deputy minister said. “As for our citizens, the priority will be given to those who were fighting during the first and second Karabakh wars, their family members, as well as members of martyr families, citizens older 60.”

The Baku-Shusha, Baku-Aghdam, Ahmadbayli-Shusha, Fuzuli International Airport-Shusha, Barda-Aghdam regular intercity bus trips will be launched in Azerbaijan from January 24.

The trips have already been made on each route in a test regime, the types of buses that will run have been determined. The Ahmadbayli-Shusha trips will be organized four times a week while the trips to other destinations twice a week.


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