The next meetings of the heads of security and border services of Azerbaijan and Armenia were held
Head of the State Security Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan Colonel-General Ali Naghiyev and Director of the National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia Armen Abazyan held meetings on January 8, 2021, in the neutral zone of the Azerbaijani-Armenian border crossing the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, and on January 10, in the border settlements of Vorotan and Shurnukh in the Syunik region of Armenia. The last meeting was also attended by the head of the State Border Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan Colonel-General Elchin Guliyev, and the leadership of the Border Service of the Republic of Armenia.
The meetings focused on joint investigation of incidents at state borders, the security of Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan and liberated territories our country, identification of burial places in combat zones, and exchange of the hostages, as well as clarification of the fate of those missing and taken hostage in the First Karabakh War and Patriotic War.
Moreover, the talks outlined that continued observance
of the ceasefire reached under the Tripartite Declaration of November 10, 2020,
serves both peoples' interests and security, including the Azerbaijani and
Armenian communities of Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan.