View of the road section between the villages of Mets Shen and Hin Shen. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the Caucasian Knot

29 August 2022, 21:32

Launch of a new road from Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia scheduled for August 30

The traffic along the alternative route to the Lachin Corridor to Armenia will be open on the evening of August 30, the office of the President of Nagorno-Karabakh reports today.

The “Caucasian Knot” has reported that the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Nagorno-Karabakh reported that movement along the Lachin (Armenian name is Berdzor, – note of the “Caucasian Knot) Corridor is possible until August 31 inclusive. During the above time, Russian peacekeepers will ensure safe movement there, and after August 31, communication between Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia will be carried out via a new corridor to the south, through the territory of the Berdadzor subdistrict.

Today, the Security Council of Nagorno-Karabakh has decided to start transport communication with Armenia along a new route at 8:00 p.m. on August 30, the “News-Armenia” reports with reference to the press service for the Nagorno-Karabakh President’s Office.

Participants of the meeting of the Security Council of Nagorno-Karabakh announced that the 4.7-kilometre road, which temporarily connects the route with the Goris-Stepanakert motor way, has already been asphalted. The new route through the territory of the Berdadzor subdistrict of the Shusha District will retain the status of a corridor, according to paragraph 6 of the 2020 trilateral declaration, the “News-Armenia” reports.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on August 29, 2022 at 04:15 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: The Caucasian Knot

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