BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb.23
By Jani Babayeva – Pattern:
Mining of virtually all of the beforehand occupied Azerbaijani territories by Armenia, even in non-military areas, and it is refusing to offer maps of the minefields to Azerbaijan are the actual fact confirmed by numerous authoritative sources, Russian historian, political analyst, professor Oleg Kuznetsov advised Trend.
“In line with the Middle for Humanitarian Demining, since November 23, 2020, Russian peacekeepers in Karabakh have neutralized virtually 25,000 explosive objects, cleared of mines, different explosive units and unexploded ordnance, virtually 1,500 hectares of territory, 4 and a half hundred kilometers of roads, one and a half thousand homes and buildings,” Kuznetsov stated.
In line with him, over the thirty years of the Armenian presence on this territory, quite a few minefields have been created in entrance of the sphere fortifications, which lined all approaches.
“After the battles, a major quantity of unexploded munitions additionally remained, which have to be discovered, neutralized, and disposed of,” added the analyst.
“This (heavy mining of the liberated territories) presents not only a very huge menace to the life, well being, and security of individuals, since after the top of the 44-day conflict (from late Sept. via early Nov.2020) many circumstances of mine explosions, killing and injuring each army servicemen and civilians, have already taken place, but additionally a critical impediment to the reintegration of beforehand occupied territories into the financial lifetime of Azerbaijan,” he additional stated.
Commenting on the truth that the Armenian aspect, inside the post-war settlement, doesn’t switch the maps of minefields within the liberated territories to the Azerbaijani aspect, Kuznetsov famous that this implies of defeated social gathering’s unwillingness to disclose all its secrets and techniques to the conflict winner and an try to loudly slam the door earlier than leaving the regional stage, or perhaps the intention to show the problem of sharing the mining maps right into a bargaining merchandise in negotiations or to acquire any advantages.
“In any case, the Armenian aspect is pushed by the will to proceed the Armenian-Azerbaijani battle, to in some way avenge the defeat and take ethical revenge for dropping the conflict,” he concluded.
Following over a month of army motion to liberate its territories from Armenian occupation from late Sept. to early Nov. 2020, Azerbaijan has pushed Armenia to signal the give up doc. A joint assertion on the matter was made by the Azerbaijani president, Armenia’s PM, and the president of Russia.
An entire ceasefire and a cessation of all hostilities within the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh battle have been launched on Nov. 10, 2020.
Armenian Armed Forces launched a large-scale army assault on positions of the Azerbaijani military on the entrance line, utilizing large-caliber weapons, mortars, and artillery on Sept. 27. Azerbaijan responded with a counter-offensive alongside your complete entrance.
The battle between the 2 South Caucasus international locations started in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims towards Azerbaijan. Because of the following conflict, the Armenian Armed Forces occupied 20 p.c of Azerbaijan, together with the Nagorno-Karabakh area and 7 surrounding districts. The 1994 ceasefire settlement was adopted by peace negotiations.