Sunday, 19 May 2024

Russian peacekeepers provides security for Azerbaijan's construction materials delivery to Shusha

The servicemen of the Russian peacekeeping contingent provided security for the movement of two convoys of vehicles of the Republic of Azerbaijan, reports citing the Russian Defense Ministry.

"More than 60 trucks, accompanied by Russian military personnel, delivered construction materials to restore the infrastructure of the settlement of Shusha", the ministry noted.

The Russian peacekeeping contingent will continue to contribute to the strict implementation of the trilateral agreement and the restoration of peaceful life in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Note, 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 and the corridor between the region and Armenia. A total of 1,960 Russian peacekeepers were deployed in Nagorno-Karabakh under a five-year mandate.

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.