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Airport to appear in Zangilan region of Azerbaijan

21.04.2021 208 просмотров

Ilham Aliyev announced plans to start construction of an airport in Zangilan soon.

Azerbaijan will soon start building an airport in the Zangilan region adjacent to Nagorno-Karabakh. The President of the Republic Ilham Aliyev announced this on Tuesday in an interview with the state television channel AzTV.

“The construction of the Fizuli International Airport is proceeding at a rapid pace, and the construction of a new airport in the Zangilan region will be launched in the near future” IlhamAliyev.

He stressed that the third airport on the territory in Karabakh, which came under the control of Azerbaijan as a result of the declaration of a ceasefire during the conflict last fall, will appear in the Lachin region. “But this will happen a little later,” the president added. He noted that this is due to climatic factors. “The snow hasn't melted yet. It is now impossible to carry out practical work on the territory where the airport is supposed to be built. We are probably waiting for the start of work in this direction in May-June,” the head of state said.

The construction of the airport in the Fizuli region, which is also adjacent to Nagorno-Karabakh, began in January. It is planned that its runway will be ready this year.

On September 27, the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh escalated, active battles began there. Baku and Yerevan have been disputing ownership of the region since February 1988, when it announced its withdrawal from the Azerbaijan SSR. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin, the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyevand the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol PashinyanNovember 9 signed a joint statement on the complete cessation of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh . According to the document, the Azerbaijani and Armenian sides stopped at their positions, a number of regions came under the control of Baku, and Russian peacekeepers were deployed along the line of contact and the Lachin corridor.

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