Assistant to President: Armenia’s inclusion in list of mine producing countries proves Azerbaijan’s grounded claims

Hikmet Hajiyev, Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan

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# 21 November 2023 13:03 (UTC +04:00)

The Assistant to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan - Head of the Foreign Policy Affairs Department of the Presidential Administration Hikmet Hajiyev posted about Landmine Monitor 2023 adding Armenia to its list of countries producing anripersonnel mines, APA reports.

The Assistant to the President said that, despite Armenia's denial, this very fact once again proves Azerbaijan's grounded claims against Armenia for transporting and implanting landmines to the territories of Azerbaijan since the end of 44 Days of War in 2020.

According to him, with access to liberated territories, through technical surveys, it has been identified that Armenia implanted millions more landmines in the then-occupied lands of Azerbaijan.

“As a result of which more than 340 Azerbaijanis have become victims of landmine blast since November 2020,” – Hikmet Hajiyev added.

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