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10 November 2020, 13:01

Russia starts deploying peacemakers in Nagorno-Karabakh

The first aircrafts with Russian soldiers have flown to Nagorno-Karabakh; the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has started deploying its peacemaking contingent there.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that leaders of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia had signed a statement on an armistice in the Karabakh conflict zone. One of its points is the deployment of Russian peacemakers along the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh and along the corridor connecting it with Armenia.

Today, from 6:00 a.m. Moscow time, the Russian MoD has started deploying peacemakers in Nagorno-Karabakh. The first Il-76 planes flew to the region, the "Kommersant" writes with reference to the MoD.

According to the MoD, Russia will send 1960 peacemakers and 470 pieces of equipment to Nagorno-Karabakh.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on November 10, 2020 at 09:30 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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