Azerbaijan liberated its 30-year-old occupied lands in 44 days, said Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar in a video conference on the results of the year with the participation of Chief of General Staff Yasar Guler, army commanders and deputy ministers, APA reports.
The Turkish Defense Minister said that after the statement on the ceasefire signed on November 9, the Turkish and Russian Defense Ministries agreed to establish a Joint Monitoring Center for ceasefire control. “Our servicemen have already left for Azerbaijan and are ready. One general and 35 officers will start working immediately after the construction of the Monitoring Center is completed.
H. Akar also noted that the Turkish military continues its activities to clear mines and other explosives in the region: “We have provided and will continue to support our Azerbaijani brothers in the framework of humanitarian aid activities. We will continue to be with our Azerbaijani brothers in their just and honorable struggles. "