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Chronicle of the Patriotic War: September 27
In response to the large-scale provocations committed by Armenian armed forces along entire length of the front, the Azerbaijani Army on September 27, 2020, launched a counter-offensive which then dubbed as “Iron Fist”. The 44-day war has put an end to the almost thirty years of occupation and ensured the restoration of the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan. The bright victory achieved under leadership of the Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev has been written in the history of Azerbaijan in golden letters.
According to the Ministry of Defense, on September 27, at about 06:00, the armed forces of Armenia, committing large-scale provocations, subjected to intensive shelling from large-caliber weapons, mortars, and artillery mounts of various calibers of the positions of the Azerbaijan Army along the entire length of the front and human settlements located in the frontline zone.
On September 27, at 12:00, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev made an appeal to the people of Azerbaijan.
President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a phone call to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev chaired a meeting of the Security Council.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a Decree declaring martial law.
President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron made a phone call to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
According to the Ministry of Defense, as a result of the military operation of the Azerbaijani armed forces in the Goranboy direction of the front, the Murov peak of the Murov mountain range was liberated from occupation, Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense reported.