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Azerbaijan's army enters Aghdam, Armenian district handed back in peace deal

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Azerbaijan’s army said Friday it had entered the district of Aghdam, the first of three to be handed back by Armenia as part of a Russian-brokered peace deal to end fighting in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

“Units of the Azerbaijan Army entered the Aghdam region on November 20,” Azerbaijan’s defense ministry said of the district, which had been controlled by Armenian separatists for nearly 30 years.

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