JANUARY 14, ARTSAKHPRESS. Artsakh’s State Minister Ruben Vardanyan stressed that after the blockade of the Lachin Corridor for more than a month, Azerbaijan is forcing Armenians to leave their ancient homeland, but the people of Artsakh will not leave their homeland, no matter how difficult it is, ARTSAKHPRESS.reports, Vardanyan wrote in his “Twitter” microblog.
“We won’t leave our homeland, no matter how difficult the situation is.Every day we make difficult but necessary choice to stay and protect our land.This is the only way we can prevent the process of losing Artsakh and guarantee the preservation of the Armenian world for future generations”, Vardanyan wrote.
Since December 12, 2022 Azerbaiajn keeps the only highway connecting Artsakh to the world, the Lachin Corridor, closed, citing false environmental reasons. In addition, on January 9, an accident was recorded in the 33rd km of the only high-voltage line feeding Artsakh from Armenia. The accident occured in the Aghavno-Berdzor section. Azerbaijan does not allow restoration works to be carried out.
In Artsakh, internet connection supply was also interrupted from January 12. the cable was damaged in the very part of the Lachin Corridor, where the Azerbaijani pseudo-environmentalists are stationed. And only on January 13, thanks to the negotiations conducted by the Russian peacekeeping troops stationed in Artsakh, the technical specialists of “Karabakh Telecom” Company were able to go to the place of the accident and carry out appropriate work on the spot to restore the damaged part of the cable. Internet connection has been restored in the entire territory of the Republic of Artsakh.