A convoy of Azerbaijani military vehicles. Photo by the press service of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan https://mod.gov.az/ru/news/azerbajdzhanskaya-armiya-vodruzila-azerbajdzhanskij-flag-v-agdame-video-33862.html

02 December 2020, 09:26

Partial demobilization announced in Azerbaijan

The military servicemen, whom they decided to demobilize in Azerbaijan, include parents with many children, guardians of disabled persons and minor relatives.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on September 28, the martial law was introduced in Azerbaijan in connection with the hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh.

The fighting continued until November 10. The escalation ended with the signing of an agreement, according to which Azerbaijan not only retained control over the territories occupied during the fighting, but also received several districts earlier controlled by the Defence Army of Nagorno-Karabakh.

According to "Sputnik-Azerbaijan", which refers to the official website of the President of Azerbaijan, the militaries who three or more children, persons under whose guardianship disabled persons of the first group are, persons under whose guardianship minor brothers or sisters are, and those who are the only child in the family will be demobilized since December 2. Besides, the militaries, whose fathers or brothers died during the hostilities, whose relatives were killed during the shelling of Azerbaijan, as well as students of higher educational establishments, are subject to demobilization, the "1news.az" reports.

The President of Azerbaijan has also ordered to demobilize the persons wounded during the hostilities, who were found unfit for military service in peacetime and are considered to be of limited fitness in wartime.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on December 2, 2020 at 06:35 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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