23 years have passed since the occupation of Lachin by Armenia, SIA informs.
On May 18, 1992, Lachin region of Azerbaijan has been occupied by the Armenia.
As a result of occupation hundreds of cultural facilities, tens of settlements, villages and historical monuments destroyed by Armenians. Some 63,341 Azerbaijani citizens were driven out their home lands as a result of the occupation. Lachin region includes 121 villages with a total space of 1,835 cu. m. More than 300 military men and civilians were killed or missing during the occupation of the Lachin region. There are 8,950 buildings, 7 industrial and construction enterprises, 471 service facilities, 154 schools and hundreds of cultural and historical monuments left in the occupied lands.