Published on: January 7, 2023

Lachin corridor

Lachin corridor

Why in news? The Lachin corridor, the only road linking Nagorno-Karabakh with Armenia, has been closed for more than three weeks


  • UNICEF has issued a statement warning about deteriorating humanitarian situation in Nagorno-Karabakh due to closure of Lachin Corridor.

About Lachin corridor

  • It is a mountain road that links Armenia and the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh.
  • Being the only road between these two territories, often described as a “lifeline” for the residents of Nagorno-Karabakh.
  • The corridor is de jure in the Lachin District of Azerbaijan, but is under the control of a Russian peacekeeping force as provided for in the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh armistice agreement.