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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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According to the Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry, an X-55 type unmanned aerial vehicle, which belongs to Armenia, was downed while conducting a surveillance flight over the Azerbaijan's military positions in Aghdam district of the contact line, Anadolu Agency reported.
The UAV attempted to fly over the Azerbaijani army positions in the direction of Azerbaijan's Aghdam district March 3.
Other speakers at the event included head of Lankaran District Executive Authority Taleh Garashov, director of "Duzdag Medical Recreation Center" of "Nagshijahan Holding" group of companies in the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan Novruz Novruzov, head of Tartat District Executive Authority Mustagim Mammadov, director of Neftchala Industrial District Nariman Khalilov, head of Gazakh District Executive Authority Rajab Babashov, director of Livestock Complex in Aghdam District Fuad Eyyubzade, head of Salyan District Executive Authority Sevindik Hatamov, head of Agro-Az Limited Liability Company (Cotton Production and Processing) in Saatly District Vahid Huseynov, and head of Balakan District Executive Authority Islam Rzayev.
Armenian army violated ceasefire from the positions near Goyarkh and Chilaburt villages of Azerbaijan's Terter district, Javahirli and Garagashli villages of the Aghdam district, Kuropatkino village of the Khojavand district, Garakhanbayli, Horadiz villages of the Fizuli district, as well as from the positions located on nameless heights in Goranboy, Khojavand and Jabrayil districts.
Moreover, Azerbaijani positions underwent fire from the positions located in the villages of Yusifjanli, Shikhlar, Sarijali, Kengerli, Merzili, Javahirli of Aghdam, Goyarkh, Chayli, Chileburt, Gizil Oba of Terter, Ashagi Seyidahmadli, Ashagi Abdurrahmanli of Fizuli, Tapgaragoyunlu of Goranboy, Kuropatkino of the Khojavend region and at the nameless heights in the Goygol region.
Branford scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning off starting pitcher Regan Aghdam, and East Side couldn't come back from that hole, absorbing a 12-2 loss shortened to seven innings by the mercy rule.
activity in Karabakh, was wounded on April 25 near the village of Merzili, Aghdam region.
BRUSSELS, March 12 (KUNA) -- The European Union on Tuesday added, Mohammad Sarfaraz, head of IRIB (Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting) World Service and Press TV, and Ali Ashraf Rashidi Aghdam, head of Evin prison in Tehran to its sanctions list for human rights abuses.
Byline: Alireza Rouhani, Keyvan Aliyari Zonooz and Hossein Akbari Aghdam - Email: dr_akbari_aghdam@yahoo.
The defendant in the case, secret agent Mohammad Reza Aghdam Ahmadi, was cleared of all charges.
As part of the project, it is also planned to restore damaged forests in the Gakh and Aghdam districts of Azerbaijan and plant new trees," she said.