A special section “Russian peacekeeping contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh” has appeared on the website of the Russian Ministry of Defense.
The section will publish news and multimedia materials on the conduct of the peacekeeping operation, as well as video briefings of the leadership of the defense department. In addition, visitors to the portal will be able to familiarize themselves with the current situation in the republic and the location of Russian observation posts with the help of infographics.
The section has been translated into foreign languages.
Earlier, the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major General Igor Konashenkov, said that the Russian peacekeepers had begun to carry out tasks to monitor compliance with the cessation of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, the battalion entered Stepanakert.
10 observation posts are deployed along the line of contact.
On November 9, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan signed a statement on the cessation of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh from November 10. The agreement also provides for the introduction of Russian peacekeepers into the region, the exchange of prisoners between the parties to the conflict and the return of refugees to Karabakh.
Russian peacekeepers are stationed in the region for five years with automatic renewal for regular five-year periods if necessary.