Date of next meeting of Working Group on Karabakh announced

  26 February 2021    Read: 668
 Date of next meeting of Working Group on Karabakh announced

On February 27, Moscow will host the next meeting of the Working Group on Karabakh of the Deputy Prime Ministers of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia, said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Overchuk, Interfax reported.

"All parties have confirmed their participation in the meeting", he added.

On November 10, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia signed an agreement to end six weeks of fierce fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Under the agreement, Russian peacekeepers are being deployed along the front line in Nagorno-Karabakh and the corridor between the region and Armenia.

A total of 1,960 Russian peacekeepers are to be deployed in Nagorno-Karabakh under a five-year mandate.

Also, according to the agreement, on 20 November, Armenia handed over the Aghdam region which lies to the east of Nagorno-Karabakh, to Azerbaijan. This followed on 25 November by the Kalbajar region to the northwest of Nagorno-Karabakh

Finally, on 1 December, Armenia handed over the Lachin District, over which the Lachin pass connecting Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia passes.

 


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