THE SUPPRESSION OF THE 1919 ANTI-ARMENIAN UNREST OF THE MUSLIM POPULATION IN THE ZOD-BASARGECHAR REGION AND THE RESTORATION OF THE TERRITORIAL INTEGRITY OF REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA IN THE CONTEXT OF THE ACTIVITY OF COLONEL CLIVE TEMPERLEY, THE MILITARY AND POL
In 1918-1920s, the Republic of Armenia made huge efforts to prevent hostile forces and conspiracies, especially in Surmalu, Kars, Aralitch, Zangibasar, Vedibasar, Böyük-Vedi, Nakhijevan, Zangezur, Zod, Basargechar and other regions. Available archives and other documents show the difficulties the Armenian government faces in preventing the special operations of Azerbaijani-Turkish activities.
During the days of the First Republic of Armenia, the successful activity of the Armenian government had significant results in revealing the apparent anti-Armenian intrigues and espionage activities of Azerbaijan in Yerevan aimed at undermining the foundations of Armenian statehood. The anti-Armenian uprisings in Zangibasar, Böyük-Vedi, as well as in Zod and other Armenian territories, directly sought to separate these territories from Armenia, and this took place in the immediate presence of the British military representative, Colonel C. Temperley.
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