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Russian officer killed in Nagorno Karabakh Conflict

Russia and Tajikistan held joint tactical military exercises

â–³Russian peacekeepers at checkpoints in Azerbaijan, source: AFP

Russian officer killed in Nagorno Karabakh Conflict

The Russian Ministry of Defense issued a statement on the 18th local time, saying that a Russian officer was injured by explosives while demining on the road near the Shusha settlement in the Nagorno Karabakh region on the 17th.

Although the officer was rescued in time, he died on the way to the hospital due to his wounds.

According to the joint statement of the leaders of Russia

Azerbaijan and Armenia, military operations in the Nagorno Karabakh region were completely suspended from November 10, and Russian peacekeepers were deployed on the lines of contact between Azerbaijan and Armenia and the Lachin corridor connecting the

Nagorno Karabakh region with Armenia, while guaranteeing the return of refugees. Security and carry out activities such as humanitarian assistance and rehabilitation of local civilian infrastructure.

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