Tehran (IP) - The Head of Iran's Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) announced that due to security considerations for the passengers, all flights to the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia were canceled.

Iran PressIran News: Mohammad Mohammadi-Bakhsh said on Wednesday that flights to Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan have been canceled in order to save the lives of passengers and carry out air travel with full safety, and the airlines will inform the passengers.

The new round of military tensions in the Azerbaijani-Armenian disputed 'Nagorno-Karabakh' region started yesterday, September 19, as the Azerbaijani forces attacked Khankandi in the center of Karabakh.

During the military attack, 27 people were killed, and 210 others were injured, including 12 children. 

The Republic of Azerbaijan says the explosion of an anti-armor mine planted by Armenian forces destroyed a truck belonging to the Republic of Azerbaijan and killed several Azerbaijani security forces.

The UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting on Thursday to address the issue of Karabakh. 


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