The commander of the Russian peacekeeping contingent stationed in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Rovshan Muradov will be dismissed from his position, AzVision.az reports citing the Armenian media.
Muradov will be replaced with the Deputy Commander of the Southern Military District of the Russian Armed Forces, Lieutenant-General Alexei Avdeev for the next 6 months. He will arrive in Khankendi today, the cases will be accepted and handed over in 2 weeks. Avdeev is an Uzbek national, born in 1967 in Tashkent, he is a general of motorized rifle troops.
It should also be mentioned that the commanders of the peacekeeping military group must be changed every 6 months. If the parties do not have any objections, the service of the commander of the military group can be extended.
Muradov said that the Armenian authorities are misleading their own people, after that, probably, the Armenian authorities did everything to change them.