The Turkmenchai Contract (Russian: Туркманчайский договор, Persian: عهداااهتۼراااا䄼چی) was an agreement between Qajar Iran and the Russian Empire, ending the Russo-Persian War (1826–28). It was signed on February 10, 1828 in Torkamanchay, Iran. The treaty forced Persia to cede control of several regions of the South Caucasus to Russia: the Yerevan Khanate, the Nachitchevan Khanate and the rest of the Talyj Khanate. The border between Russian and Persia was fixed on the Aras River. The territories today are Armenia, the south of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Nachitchévan and Iğdır Province (now part of Turkey). His Majesty the Russian Emperor and His Majesty the King of Iran have agreed on eternal peace, friendship and full convergence between them, their heirs, states and citizens. Summary: Treaty of Torkamanchai (also Turkmenchay) of 1828, agreement signed by Russia and Persia in the village of Turkmanchai (Torkaman), Azarbayn Province., NW Iran. He ended the Russo-Persian War that had begun in 1825, forcing Persia to cede part of Persian Armenia to Russia and grant extraterritorial rights. By the latter treaty of 1828 and the treaty of 1813, Russia had concluded the conquest of all the Caucasians of Qajar-Iran, today Dagestan, Eastern Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia, all of which had been part of its concept for centuries.  The area north of the Aras River, as the territory of the contemporary nations of Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and the Republic of Northern Dagestan, was Iranian until they were occupied by Russia in the nineteenth century.       On the 10th (22nd).
February) 1828, Russia and Iran sign the Treaty of Turkmenchai, which ends the Second Russo-Iranian (Russo-Persian) War of 1826-1828. . The new border between Russia and Persia was established along the Araks River. Russia received the Khanates Yerevan and Nachitchevan (East of the Army). The Iranian government was obliged not to prevent Armenians from settling in the Armenian region created on the territory of these khanates, which contributed to the unification of the Armenian people within the Russian Empire. . . .