Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev visited territory in the district of Aghdam on Monday (5 November). In symbolic moves aimed at reaffirming the regions connection with Azerbaijan president Aliyev launched projects aimed at supporting traditional crafts associated with Nagorno-Karabakh - a region recognised as part of Azerbaijan by the international community but currently under Armenia control.
Hikmet Hadjiev, Acting head of the foreign affirs department at the Azerbaijan presidential administration tweeted:
Within visit to Ağdam region President Ilham Aliyev @presidentaz along with sustainable regional development projects restored 3 important symbols of #Karabakh: 1.Karabakh #Mugham School 2. Karabakh style Carpet factory 3. Karabakh #Horse breeding Factory https://t.co/U5B2ppAUPp pic.twitter.com/lssquDjrRX— Hikmet Hajiyev (@HikmetHajiyev) November 5, 2018
EU Ambassador to Armenia Piotr Switalski urged Armenian citizens not to sell their votes, inform if they are offered to have their votes bought, and not to let administrative resources be used against them.