Nur Sultan, November 24 Comprehensive news: According to the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan, an Azerbaijani soldier was killed in a mine explosion in the Nagorno-Karabakh (Naka) region on the 23rd local time, and another Russian peacekeeper was injured.
According to the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan, a joint team composed of representatives of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, Russian peacekeepers and the International Committee of the Red Cross on the exchange of the remains of dead soldiers was working in the Naka region on the same day. During this period, a mine exploded.
The Afghan Ministry of Defense pointed out that the explosion resulted in the death of an Azerbaijani soldier and the injury of a Russian peacekeeper. Russian peacekeepers have been taken to a hospital in Baku, “he has received the necessary medical care and his life is not in danger”.
The news was confirmed by the Russian Ministry of Defense. According to the International News Agency, the Russian Ministry of Defense said that the lives of the injured Russian peacekeepers are now in no danger.
A new round of conflict broke out between Armenia and Azerbaijan on September 27 over the Naka issue. Under the mediation of Russia, the Naka region has a complete ceasefire from 00:00 Moscow time on November 10. Azerbaijan and Armenia will stay in their respective positions, and the two sides will exchange prisoners of war, other detainees and the remains of the victims. According to the statement signed by the leaders of the three Russian, Asian countries, Russia deploys peacekeeping forces in the Naka region to supervise the implementation of the ceasefire agreement.
The Naka region is located in southwest Azerbaijan, and its residents are mostly ethnic Armenians. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, war broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the ownership of the region. In 1994, the two sides reached an agreement on a comprehensive ceasefire, but the two countries have been in a state of hostility over the Naqqa issue and armed conflicts occur from time to time. ( End)