Eastern Europe

Defense Ministry comments on observance of ceasefire in Karabakh

17:26, 30 November 2020
Defense Ministry comments on observance of ceasefire in Karabakh Photo: mil/vk.com

Major General Igor Konashenkov, an official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, stated that peacekeepers and representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross continue their activities in the region.


Over the past day, the ceasefire was observed along the entire line of contact. The search and exchange of bodies of the victims continue with the coordination of the Russian peacekeeping forces and the International Committee of the Red Cross, Konashenkov said at a briefing.

He noted that Russian specialists continue to work on cleaning the area from explosives. Moreover, Russian peacekeepers help to rebuild the gas pipeline, power transmission, and communication lines. With the assistance of Russian representatives, some 1,699 refugees returned to the settlements from Armenia in one day.

NEWS.ru reported earlier that the president of Armenia wrote a letter to Putin.