Almost 100,000 displaced persons left Nagorno-Karabakh for Armenia


Updated statistics serves the government of Armenia.

“As of 8:00 p.m., 98,625 internally displaced persons from Nagorno-Karabakh have already arrived in Armenia. 20,892 vehicles crossed the Khakari Bridge. As of 6:00 p.m., 74,382 internally displaced persons were registered,” the message reads.

The state offers free housing to all displaced people from Nagorno-Karabakh. As of September 29, 27,396 people have benefited from this support.

On the morning of September 29, “Radio Azatutyun” reportedthat “as of 06:00, 84,770 internally displaced persons from Nagorno-Karabakh have arrived in the Republic of Armenia, the Government of Armenia reports.”

Formerly the press service of the Government of Armenia reportedthat as of 8:00 p.m., 76,407 internally displaced persons crossed the Nagorno-Karabakh border with Armenia.

The government notes that as of 8:00 p.m., 76,407 internally displaced persons and 15,914 vehicles crossed the Nagorno-Karabakh border with Armenia. As of 7:00 p.m., about 55,248 forcibly displaced people have been registered.

It is also noted that the government decided to allocate 100,000 drams (about $260) to each displaced person from Nagorno-Karabakh, regardless of age and gender. About 350 million drams were allocated to border regions to solve food and priority problems.

The largest number of forcibly displaced people are from Stepanakert (27,408), Martakert district (over 10,000), Askeran district (over 7,500), Martunin district (about 7,000), etc.

It is also known that about 16,000 children under the age of 18 entered Armenia.

Conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan

On September 19, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan announced the beginning of “local anti-terrorist measures” to restore constitutional order in Karabakh. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia stated that Azerbaijan is carrying out “ethnic cleansing” in this way.

Protesters clashed with the police in the center of Yerevan. As of the morning of September 20, data Radio Azatutyun, as a result of clashes near the government building in Yerevan, at least 34 people were injured, 16 of them police officers, 18 civilians.

On September 20, the Nagorno-Karabakh authorities announced a ceasefire. The President of Azerbaijan stated that “all tasks in the region” have been completed.

The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, Ararat Mirzoyan, made a statement in which he called on the UN to create a peacekeeping mission in Nagorno-Karabakh to ensure stability and security there.

On September 22, Azerbaijan announced an amnesty for the Armenian military of Nagorno-Karabakh, who will surrender their weapons.

French President Emmanuel Macron expressed “unconditional” support for Armenia in the conflict with Azerbaijan. He emphasized that France will continue to provide support both at the humanitarian and political levels

On September 25, protesters in Yerevan announced a general action of defiance in the country in the next three days.

The head of the European Party of Armenia, Tigran Khzmalyan, commented on the events in Yerevan and noted that Russia is trying to deport thousands of people from Karabakh for a coup in the country.

On September 27, it became known that 192 Azerbaijani servicemen died during “anti-terrorist measures” in Nagorno-Karabakh, and another 511 were injured.

As of the evening of September 27, 53,629 refugees arrived in Armenia from Nagorno-Karabakh.

Espresso explains why there was a new war in Karabash in 2023 and what lies ahead for the region after Azerbaijan’s swift operation.



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