The conflict is said to have been territorial and ethnic. English: The Republic of Artsakh is a landlocked state with limited recognition in Transcaucasia. The nation is on a plateau which slopes downwards to the East and Southeast on an average altitude of 1,097 m above the sea level. It is a landlocked region with lots of mountains and forests. "Since 27 September 2020, the Azerbaijani armed forces, with the support of Turkey and terrorist organizations from the Middle East, have unleashed an aggressive war against the Republic of Artsakh. In the 18th century, an internal conflict occurred which led to the formation of Karabakh Khanate by the Persian and Turkic rulers. Purple thread – our Memory. In February 2017, the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic officially became the "Republic of Artsakh". The agreement resulted in the loss of most territories controlled by the Armenian-dominated Republic of Artsakh and envisions the deployment of 1,960 Russian peacekeepers to the region. The Republic was proclaimed in compliance with then acting legislation and international norms. The Caspian Sea bounds Azerbaijan to the East, Georgia is to its Northwest, Iran to the South, Russia to the North and Armenia to the West. The outcome of the conflict was the displacement of the Azerbaijanis and the Armenians. It can only be accessed through Armenia. To access it, one has to go through Armenia. Narot of Artsakh is a symbol of our recognition of the Republic of Artsakh. At the same time, I expect that you actively contribute to increasing the efficiency of our work. Artsakh (Karabakh) is an integral part of historic Armenia. At that time, Arts… The President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan signed a decree on appointing Artak Beglaryan Chief of Staff, 23.12.2020 Thursday, 26 November, 2020, 12:10. Republic of Artsakh, also referred to as the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, is an independent democratic state, established in 1991 in the process of disintegration of the Soviet Union. Artsakh, better known internationally as Nagorno-Karabakh, is a former Azerbaijan enclave in Armenia. 767. As a part of Armenia Artsakh is mentioned in the works of Strabo, Pliny the Elder, Claudius Ptolemy, Plutarch, Dio Cassius, and other ancient authors. In the past, the ruler of the Upper Karabakh area was the Armenia princes. Artsakh’s climate is mild and 36% of the region is forested. It took place in the 20th century when Karabakh Armenians demanded that the Soviet Azerbaijan be transferred to Soviet Armenia. 5. It is internationally considered to be part of Azerbaijan. Ashot Bakhshiyan has been appointed Minister of Economy and Agriculture of the Republic of Artsakh On November 25th 2020, Derby City Council unanimously passed a resolution to formally recognise the Independence of the Republic of Artsakh ( Nagorno-Karabakh). Woven threads – our Unity. The Nagorno-Karabakh region has been populated by Armenians for a long time. Mount Mrav and Mount Kirs are the highest peaks in Artsakh. Though no official map has yet been released of the new lines of control, PolGeoNow has estimated their course based on news reporting and a comparison … The country’s location is between lower Karabakh and Zangezur. The Sarsang Reservoir is its largest water body. However, since the ceasefire came into force, blasts still hit Stepanakert, the capital of Artsakh, say eyewitnesses and […] The objective of the negotiations is to settle the dispute the two countries have had over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh and the seven surrounding districts. Nagorno-Karabakh appeared under the name "Urtekhe" or "Urtehini" in Urartian cuneiform writings. Artsakh’s name “Nagorno” is a Russian noun meaning “highland” and “Karabakh” which constitutes two words; “Kara” in Turkic meaning “black” and “bakh” in the Persian language meaning “garden.” Therefore, the meaning of the word is “black garden.”. However, threats of war in this region do not seem to end as many conflicts keep arising from time to time. Artsakh is mountainous with an area of 11,500 square kilometers. 28.12.2020 Ashot Bakhshiyan has been appointed Minister of Economy and Agriculture of the Republic of Artsakh On December 28, President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan signed a decree on appointing Ashot Bakhshiyan Is the United States a Republic or a Democracy? Artsakh has close associations with the Armenians who support them economically, politically, and militarily. Today I want to note that the flow to Artsakh, the return of our compatriots is quite fast. 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