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Agdam

 

city and administrative center of Agdam Raion, Azerbaijan SSR, near the eastern foothills of the Karabakh mountain ridge, on the edge of the Karabakh plain. Agdam has a railroad station and a highway junction. The population in 1968 was 18,000. Industry includes a butter-and-cheese factory, a winery, a cannery, a metal products and accessories plant, and a machine tool works. There are specialized secondary schools of agriculture and mechanized agriculture and specialized secondary schools of medicine and music. There is a drama theater. Agdam was founded in the mid-18th century and became a city in 1828.

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Armenians were also firing from the Shikhlar, Javahirli, Kangarli, Sarijali, Novruzlu, Shuraabad, Garagashli and Marzili villages of Agdam district, the Kuropatkino village of Khojavand district, the Horadiz, Garakhanbeyli, Gorgan, Ashagi Seyidahmadli villages of Fizuli district, and the Mehdili village of Jabrail district, as well as from nameless heights in the Goy-Gol, Khojavand, Fuzuli and Jabrail districts.
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The ministry further added that the ceasefire was violated by the Armenians in Talish, Gulustan villages of Goranboy region, Chilaburt, Goyarkh villages of Tartar region, Novruzlu, Sarijali, Kangarli, Yusifjanli, Shikhlar, Marzili, Javahirli, Shuraabad and Garagashli villages in Agdam, Kuropatkino village of Khojavand region, Horadiz, Garakhanbayli, Ashagi Abdurrahmanli, Ashagi Seyidahmadli and Gorgan villages in Fuzuli, Mehdili village of Jabrayil region, as well as nameless hills of Goygol, Goranboy, Khojavand, Fuzuli and Jabrayil regions.
The team from the ghost town of Agdam which has sat in abandoned ruins since the Nagorno Karabakh conflict in 1993, are playing football for a cause, as much as applause.
4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since July 31, Armenian forces have been attempting to covertly infiltrate Azerbaijani positions in Agdam and Terter districts (Line of Contact in Nagorno Karabakh region of Azerbaijan) and in Gazakh district of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijan-Armenian border) away from the main conflict zone in gross violation of the existing ceasefire regime.
Pensioners and socially insured persons from Terter, Barda, Agjabedi, Lachin, Agdam, Gyoranboy, Mingechavir, Goychay, Ujar, Agdash, Zardab, Naftalan and Khojaly has participated in the presentation.
Khojaly is an Azerbaijani town strategically located on the Agdam - Shusha and Hankendi (Stepanakert) - Askeran roads in Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan.
Though it was never the setting of combat, Agdam fell victim to vandalism while occupied by Armenians.
42) The Chairman of the Minsk Conference of the CSCE in his report addressed to the President of the Security Council also confirmed the fact of "armed attacks" on the city of Agdam, while underlining that the military situation was such that Agdam posed no serious military threat.
The Azeri Press Agency and Trend news agency said three soldiers were also injured during a gun battle in the Agdam district near Karabakh.
In both cases (SOFAZ and NFRK) it was planned that the funds would not be touched for the first 5 years of their existence, but an exception has been made in the Azeri case, given the need to support citizens forced from their historic places of settlement, to build housing for refugees from the Fuzilin and Agdam regions and to administer the fund.
In July they besieged and captured Agdam, a city of 150,000just outside the borders of Karabakh, facing condemnation by U.