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Al Jazeera 16 Nov 2020

Azerbaijan extends Armenian pullout deadline from Kalbajar

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The Azeri government has extended the deadline by 10 days to ethnic Armenians living in parts of Nagorno-Karabakh to leave before land is given to Azerbaijan.
The transfer of land is part of a deal to end fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the disputed region.
The district of Kalbajar is among the first areas to be handed over.
But Armenians see it as a betrayal and have called on Pashinyan to resign, torching their homes as they left the region.

Al Jazeera's Osama Bin-Javaid reports from Togna, near Kalbajar.


Azerbaijan on Sunday agreed to extend the deadline for Armenians to withdraw from the Kalbajar district as part of a Russian-brokered peace accord to end weeks of fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
#Azerbaijan on Sunday postponed taking control of a territory ceded by #Armenian forces in a cease-fire agreement, but denounced civilians leaving the area for burning houses and committing what it called "ecological terror." The cease-fire ended six weeks of intense fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-#Karabakh region and territories outside its formal borders that had been under the control of Armenian forces since 1994.
Azerbaijan agrees to give Armenian forces more time to leave part of territory ceded in a Russian-brokered ceasefire deal
Azerbaijan agrees to give Armenian forces more time to leave part of territory ceded in a Russian-brokered ceasefire deal

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