Nagorno-Karabakh refugees. Photo: press service of the Ministry of Defence of Russia

26 November 2020, 18:51

About 700 refugees returned to Nagorno-Karabakh over a day

Russian peacekeepers escorted a convoy of 16 buses with refugees to Stepanakert. The people decided to return home after the cessation of the hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that by the agreement signed on November 10 between Russia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia, Russian military observer posts were arranged along the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh and along the Lachin corridor passing through Berdzor. At present, the Lachin corridor is the only road that connects Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. After the announcement of the truce, civilians began to return to Nagorno-Karabakh. During 24 hours from November 24 to 25, 2000 people returned from Armenia to Nagorno-Karabakh with the assistance of the Russian peacekeepers.

The "Caucasian Knot" has drafted a map to show the territories that will pass over to Azerbaijan after the autumn war. Also, the "Caucasian Knot" has published a deployment map of the Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh.

On November 25, the Russian peacekeepers escorted another convoy of buses with refugees to Nagorno-Karabakh, the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) reported on its official website.

According to the Russian MoD, 16 buses with 680 IDPs arrived from Yerevan to the main square of Stepanakert.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on November 26, 2020 at 01:10 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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