BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 27. The Turkic-speaking countries support the anti-terrorist activities of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces in Karabakh, the Deputy Director General of the Trend News Agency and the Head of the Turkic.World media platform, Rufiz Hafizoglu said, Trend reports.
He also noted that these anti-terrorist measures and their consequences are regularly reflected on the various information resources of the Turkic-speaking countries and are also on the agenda in the social networks of these countries.
"The result achieved during the anti-terrorist measures in a very short period of time was widely covered by all media structures and TV channels in Türkiye, as well as other Turkic-speaking media," Hafizoglu said.
He said that it was brought to the attention of the Turkish audience that only legitimate military facilities and infrastructure were the target of the Azerbaijani army.
In order to ensure the provisions of the Trilateral Statement [signed by Azerbaijani, Armenian and Russian leaders following the 2020 second Karabakh war], to stop large-scale provocations in the Karabakh economic region, to disarm and withdraw formations of the Armenian armed forces from the territories of Azerbaijan, to neutralize their military infrastructure, to ensure the safety of the peaceful population returning to the territories liberated from occupation, civil servants involved in construction and reconstruction works, and Azerbaijan's military personnel, as well as to restore the constitutional order of the Republic of Azerbaijan, anti-terrorist measures have been conducted in the region.
Taking into account the appeal of the representatives of the Armenian residents of Karabakh, received through the Russian peacekeeping contingent [temporarily stationed in Azerbaijan under the trilateral statement], an agreement was reached on the suspension of anti-terrorist activities of local nature on September 20, 2023, at 13:00 (GMT+4) under the following conditions:
The Armenian armed forces formations and Armenian illegal armed formations located in Azerbaijan's Karabakh region shall lay down their weapons, leave their combat positions and military posts, and fully disarm. The units of the armed forces of Armenia shall leave the territory of Azerbaijan, and the Armenian illegal armed formations shall be disbanded.