On the night between January 19 and 20, under direct instructions from Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet army entered Baku and nearby regions, killing the civilian population using heavy military equipment and other weaponry.
All three Muslim countries continue to back each other on matters of national interest.
Leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia sign pact to develop economic ties and infrastructure to benefit the South Caucasian region, in post-war meeting held in Moscow.
Why people have grown exhausted from the year and do not want to relive it.
Azerbaijan’s defence ministry reports an illegal group of Armenian fighters carried out the ambush in Aghdam, adjacent to the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, which also fell to Baku before the November peace deal.
Opposition supporters have rallied for weeks, urging Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to step down over the November 10 peace deal that saw Azerbaijan reclaim control over large parts of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding areas.
The exchange was facilitated by Russian peacekeepers who have been deployed to Nagorno-Karabakh for five years under the peace deal.
Turkey's President Erdogan and his Azerbaijani counterpart Aliyev address a crowd in Baku celebrating liberation of Azerbaijani territories from occupation of Armenian forces.
Meanwhile, Turkey said the agreement to end the war over Karabakh will have a positive impact on regional stability.
The author of the piece, Stepan Altounian, has urged the Armenian government to use any nuclear weapon available to turn the Azerbaijani capital into a "wasteland for the next 5,000 years."
Armenia agreed to hand over three districts around Karabakh – Aghdam, Lachin and Kalbajar – as part of the Russia-brokered deal in early November that stopped the fighting in the Karabakh region.
Anti-tank mine left behind by retreating Armenians in Fuzuli region kills four people and wounds one, Azerbaijani authorities say.
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