Moscow, November 10. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zakharova stressed in an interview with the “Echo of Moscow” radio station on the 10th that only Russian peacekeepers will be deployed in Nagorno-Karabakh (Nagorno-Karabakh). ) Regions of Azerbaijan and Armenia contact online.
Zakharova said that the statement on the Naka region was signed by Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia. Only Russian peacekeepers were mentioned in the statement. When the statement was released, no one had any doubts.
Zakharova said that the foreign ministers of Russia and Turkey held telephone talks. The Turkish side supports the declaration reached by the three parties, and the two sides also exchanged views on further measures that must be taken in this case.
According to RIA Novosti citing Russian Presidential Press Secretary Peskov as saying that the deployment of Turkish peacekeepers in the Naka region has not been approved by Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia, and this is not mentioned in the tripartite statement.
According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, from 6 o’clock on the 10th, Russia began to deploy peacekeeping forces to the Naka region. The peacekeeping force includes 1960 officers and soldiers, 90 armored vehicles and 380 vehicles and special equipment.
The Naka region is located in southwestern Azerbaijan, and its residents are mostly Armenians. After the disintegration of the Soviet Union, war broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the ownership of the Naka 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 have occurred from time to time.
On September 27 this year, a new round of conflict broke out in Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Naka issue. In October, the two countries reached a ceasefire agreement three times under the mediation of relevant countries. But after the ceasefire agreement came into effect, both sides accused the other of violating the agreement to launch attacks.
In the early morning of November 10th, the Russian Presidential News Network issued a statement by Russian President Putin. The statement said that Russia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia signed a statement on the 9th, announcing that from 0:00 on November 10, Moscow time, a ceasefire in the Naka region will be fully realized. Russia will deploy peacekeepers along the line of contact between the Ayas and the Ayas as well as the “corridor” linking the Naka region and Armenia.
On the same day, Azerbaijani President Aliyev issued a statement saying that Turkey and Russia will carry out peacekeeping missions in the Naka region, “this is a new model.”