Peacekeeping forces did not register any ceasefire violations, says Russian MoD

  15 May 2021    Read: 1108
 Peacekeeping forces did not register any ceasefire violations, says Russian MoD

The Russian peacekeeping contingent continues to guarantee the compliance of the ceasefire on the border by the sides and the security of transport, the transportation of food and various goods along the Lachin corridor, said the Russian Defense Ministry, AzVision.az reports.

The Russian MoD also stated that the peacekeeping contingent did not register any ceasefire violations and provocative actions against the Russian military in the region.

"The staff of the observation posts of the Russian peacekeeping contingent regularly conducts combat training activities, exercises to prevent violations and possible attacks on the observation posts," the ministry 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 were deployed along the front line in Nagorno-Karabakh under a five-year mandate and the corridor between the region and Armenia.

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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