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UK Advises Not Visit Militarily Occupied Territories of Azerbaijan

Published: 10-09-2017

The UK government has advised not to visit Azerbaijan`s occupied lands.
According to the website of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), UK advises against all travel to:

Nagorno-Karabakh and the military occupied area surrounding it
within 5km of the Line of Contact
within 5km of the border with Armenia.

"Anyone who has visited Nagorno-Karabakh without the permission of the Azerbaijani authorities will be refused entry to Azerbaijan," the website says.

"All British nationals travelling to Azerbaijan must get a visa in advance. 

"Around 7,000 British nationals visit Azerbaijan every year, mainly on business. Most visits are trouble free," the website says.