Two years have passed since the liberation of Sugovushan village of Tartar district of Azerbaijan, APA reports.
On September 27, 2020, the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan launched a counter-offensive operation in response to the intensive shelling of Azerbaijani Army positions and settlements by the Armenian Armed Forces with large-calibre weapons, mortars and artillery of various calibres.
With the first attack of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces along the south-eastern and north-eastern fronts, the defensive fortifications of the Armenian army were broken through, and our army began to advance along the front. As a result of a successful operation, the Azerbaijani Army completely liberated the villages of Talysh and Madagiz from the occupation in the Tartar district on October 3.
Sugovushan battle is considered to be one of the most important battles of the Azerbaijani Army in the Second Karabakh War on the north-eastern front. As a result of the operation, the Armenian army lost a lot of manpower and equipment. On October 3, President Ilham Aliyev signed a Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On renaming Madagiz village of Azerbaijan’s Tartar district Sugovushan". Liberation of Sugovushan water reservoir by Azerbaijan hit enemy's energy potential, the ecological balance is ensured by supplying water to Tartar, Goranboy and Yevlakh districts.
The medal "For the liberation of Sugovushan" was established in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The servicemen who took part in the battles for the liberation of Sugovushan were awarded the medal "For the liberation of Sugovushan".