The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan again addressed the Russian side not to use the fictional Armenian names of the settlements of Karabakh.
“We regret to state that in the official data of the peacekeeping contingent of the Russian Federation, published on the official website of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the names of Azerbaijani settlements are still marked with fictional Armenian toponyms.
In addition, it is undesirable to celebrate the Karabakh economic district as “the territory of the Nagorno -Karabakh.”
We again declare that the Azerbaijani side officially directed the list and map of the settlements of the Karabakh Economic District with the Azerbaijani toponym of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, the former and the current command of the Russian peacekeeping contingent, temporarily located in the territories of Azerbaijan, and also jointly converted to the joint-Russian monitoring center and repeatedly applied Regarding the use of precisely these names in official information.
We are calling for the command of the Russian peacekeeping contingent temporarily deployed in Azerbaijan, in our relevant data to call settlements in Azerbaijan the correct toponyms mentioned in our official circulation.
In conclusion, we bring to the attention of the Russian side that the official names of the Azerbaijani settlements, which the Russian side called Mardakert and Martuni in their official data dated November 26, 2022 – Agder and Khojavend, ”the statement of Azerbaijani said in a statement by Azerbaijani defense department.