Azerbaijan lifts state of war

Azerbaijan lifts state of war
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Azerbaijan lifted the state of war, which was in force in the country since Sept. 27, APA reports.

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree in this regard.

According to the Decree, the martial law declared in the entire territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan No. 1166 dated September 27, 2020 "On the declaration of martial law" has been abolished from 00:00 on December 12, 2020.

The parliament approved the decision of President Ilham Aliyev, lifting the state of war imposed since Sept. 27 when the Azerbaijani army started an operation to liberate its territories from the Armenian occupation.

During the state of war, constitutional rights and freedoms and property rights of both Azerbaijani citizens and foreigners in the country were partially and temporarily suspended, and a curfew was imposed in some regions for specific hours.

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