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The Lachin corridor is a strip of Azerbaijan territory in Lachin raion military controlled by Armenian separatists in order to have a direct link with Armenia from Nagorno-Karabakh. Lachin (Laçın) is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... A raion (or rayon) (Russian and Ukrainian: ; Belarusian раён; Azeri: rayon, Latvian: rajons, Georgian: , raioni) is one of two kinds of administrative subdivisions in languages of some post-Soviet states: a subnational entity and a subdivision of a city. ... Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijani: Dağlıq Qarabağ or Yuxarı Qarabağ, literally mountainous black garden or upper black garden; Russian: Нагорный Карабах, translit. ...

The area is under dispute by both the Azerbaijani and Armenian governments[citation needed], both believe they should own this area (as well as Nagorno-Karabakh).

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