One year passes since restoration of Azerbaijan’s control over border with Iran


Today is the first anniversary of the liberation of the 132-kilometer section of the Azerbaijani-Iranian state border, which had been under the occupation of the Armenian Armed Forces for many years.

Report informs that the Agband settlement of the Zangilan district was liberated on October 22 last year.

Thus, with the liberation of settlement, full control of the state border of Azerbaijan and the Islamic Republic of Iran was ensured.

On this day last year, Azerbaijan President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev conveyed the good news to the people and congratulated them.

The Azerbaijani military, which liberated the Agband settlement and the Agband border post, reported this to Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev.

On the same day, along with Agband, Kollugishlag, Malatkeshin, Kand Zangilan, Genlik, Valigulubayli, Garadara, Chopadara, Tatar, Tiri, Amirkhanli, Gargulu, Bartaz, Dallakli villages of the Zangilan district, as well as Mollaveli, Yukhari Rafidinli, Ashagi Rafidinli of the Fuzuli district, and Sirik, Shikhlar, Mastalibeyli, Darzili villages of the Jabrayil district were cleared of the enemy.

Thus, on the instructions of the President, the State Border Service has created all the necessary security infrastructure in the liberated part of the Iranian-Azerbaijani border. The activity of border posts has been restored here.

Agband settlement, a part of the Vejnali village of the Zangilan administrative district, was occupied by the Armenian Armed Forces in 1993. The settlement is located on the bank of the Araz River, at the foot of Mount Agband. Its name is taken from this mountain.

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