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In this photo provided by the Azerbaijan's Presidential Press Office provided on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev addresses the nation in Baku, Azerbaijan. Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan broke out Sunday around the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh and the Armenian Defense Ministry said two Azerbaijani helicopters were shot down. Ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan also said Armenian forces hit three Azerbaijani tanks. (Azerbaijani Presidential Press Office via AP)

Azerbaijani President Ilkham Aliyev said his country’s armed forces had seized control over seven villages in regions adjacent to Nagorno-Karabakh on Saturday.

“Today Azerbaijan’s Army has liberated Talish village of Terter district, Mehdili, Chaxirli, Ashagi Maralyan, Sheybey and Guyjag of Jabrayil district, and Ashagi Abdurrahmanli of Fizuli district,” he said.

Earlier on Saturday, Aliyev announced that Azerbaijani forces had taken control over the village of Madagiz, and he had made the decision to rename it Suqovusan.

Source: TASS, October, 3rd, 2020