Moscow, Russia – The Russian-Turkish center will be located on the territory of Azerbaijan and has nothing to do with the peacekeeping operation in Nagorno-Karabakh. This, according to RIA Novosti , said the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
In turn, a source of the agency in the Russian Foreign Ministry said that Ankara’s role in peacekeeping activities in Nagorno-Karabakh is limited by the framework of the bilateral ceasefire control center. “Here you need to clearly understand that we are no longer talking about peacekeeping efforts, which are described in the statement, but a completely different mission, another part of joint efforts. We need to separate this, these are different things, ”said Zakharova.
Recall that on November 9, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a statement declaring a complete ceasefire and all hostilities in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone from 00:00 Moscow time on November 10 2020.Azerbaijan and Armenia stop at their positions.
The peacekeeping contingent of the Russian Federation is deployed along the line of contact in Nagorno-Karabakh and along the corridor connecting Nagorno-Karabakh with the Republic of Armenia. Internally displaced persons and refugees are returning to the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding areas under the control of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. The exchange of prisoners of war, other detained persons and bodies of the dead is carried out.
All economic and transport links of the region are unblocked. The Republic of Armenia guarantees the safety of transport links between the western regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic in order to organize the unimpeded movement of citizens, vehicles and goods in both directions. Transport control is exercised by the bodies of the Border Guard Service of the FSB of Russia.