February 26th According to a report by the Russian satellite network, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Ovelicuk said that the talks on the Nagorno-Karabakh issue at the trilateral level of deputy prime ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia are planned to be held in Moscow on February 27, and the parties have confirmed that they will participate in the talks.
Azerbaijani President Aliyev had previously said that the Nagorno-Karabakh Coordination Group planned to hold talks in Moscow on February 27, but the Armenian side did not give a definite reply at that time.
Owerchuk pointed out: “The Azerbaijani, Armenia and Russia Tripartite Working Group plans to hold talks in Moscow on February 27, chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan, and all parties have confirmed to participate in the talks.”
The Nagorno-Karabakh is located in southwest Azerbaijan.
Most of the residents are ethnic Armenians. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan and Armenia have been in a state of hostility due to the ownership of the Nagorno-Karabakh for a long time.
In September 2020, fierce clashes broke out between the two sides, causing a large number of deaths and injuries.
On November 9, 2020, Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a statement announcing that from 00:00 Moscow time on November 10, 2020, the Nagorno-Karabakh region will be fully ceasefired and all military operations in the region will be stopped.