Travel Warning on the visit to occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan

The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan strongly advises that the citizens and permanent residents of the Peoples’s Republic of China avoid visiting the occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven adjacent districts of the Republic of Azerbaijan are currently under the illegal occupation by the Republic of Armenia. The illegal nature of this occupation is widely recognized by the international community, including the United Nations Security Council.

The laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan prohibit visiting the occupied territories without the explicit consent of Azerbaijani authorities.

Without the explicit consent of and a visa issued by the authorities of the Republic of Azerbaijan, a person, who made/makes a trip to the occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan, will not be granted a visa to the Republic of Azerbaijan and will be deported in case of his/her future entrance.