“With the liberation of the settlement of Agbend, full control over the state border of Azerbaijan and the Islamic Republic of Iran was ensured.

I congratulate the peoples of Azerbaijan and Iran on this occasion, ”Aliyev wrote on Twitter.

He also announced the capture of a number of villages in Karabakh under the control of the Azerbaijani army.

Earlier, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stated that the situation with Karabakh at this stage does not have a diplomatic solution.

Pashinyan also, during a live broadcast on his Facebook page, called on to stand up for the country's defense with arms in hand.

The press secretary of the Russian leader Dmitry Peskov said that Russia is doing everything possible to bring the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh into a political and diplomatic channel, there is no alternative to a peaceful solution.