Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic


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Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic

a region belonging to Azerbaijan, from which it is separated by part of Armenia; annexed by Russia in 1828; unilaterally declared secession from the Soviet Union in 1990. Capital: Nakhichevan. Pop.: 363 000 (2000 est.). Area: 5500 sq. km (2120 sq. miles)
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In view of the disorderly Azeri retreat, Turkey deployed troops along its border with Armenia in September 1993 and issued a warning to Erevan to desist from invading the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic sandwiched between Armenia and Iran along the Araxes river.
NAKHICHEVAN, Jul 19, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish energy minister said that Turkey and Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic signed an agreement on construction of natural gas pipeline.
NAKHICHEVAN, Jul 18, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish energy minister said that Turkey and Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic signed an agreement on construction of natural gas pipeline.
They should support all efforts for peace in the Caucasus, if they care about the future of Armenia," Gul told reporters in Azerbaijan's Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic where he attended the summit meeting of leaders of Turkic-speaking countries.
Talks will lead a solution on the basis of territorial integrity," Aliyev said during his speech at the opening ceremony of the summit meeting of leaders of Turkic-speaking countries held in Azeirbaijan's Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic.
Gul said, "I believe that Caucasus Stability and Cooperation Platform will also contribute to these efforts," during a speech at the opening ceremony of the summit meeting of leaders of Turkic-speaking countries held in Azeirbaijan's Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic.