About 100,000 people left the former self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh on the territory of Azerbaijan for Armenia, said press secretary of the Chairman of the Armenian Cabinet of Ministers Nazeli Baghdasaryan. Her words are conveyed News.am.
As of 20:00 on September 29, about 98,625 people reached Armenia. The official calls these people forcibly displaced.
According to her, 20,892 vehicles crossed the Hakari bridge in the Lachin corridor, connecting Armenia with the former Karabakh.
Reuters reported that 120,000 Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh want to leave the region because they do not want to live in Azerbaijan and fear ethnic cleansing.
German media stated that 100,000 -120,000 people are the entire Armenian population of the former Karabakh, wrote German wave.
On September 28, Azerbaijani authorities called on Armenian residents of Nagorno-Karabakh not to go and “become part of the Azerbaijani multinational society.”
- On the morning of September 19, Baku announced that the Azerbaijani army had begun “anti-terrorist measures” in Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan demanded that Armenia completely withdraw its troops from there and dissolve the government of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (Artsakh).
- On September 20, an agreement was reached in Karabakh on the cessation of hostilities, the withdrawal of Armenian troops and the disbandment of separatist units.
- On September 28, the so-called head of the NKR Samvel Shahramanyan signed a decree dissolving the republic by the end of this year.
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