On February 5th, Deputy Head of the Center for the Reconciliation of the Parties of the Russian peacekeeping contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh, Colonel D.O. Perepelkina gave a briefing on the activities.
He said that Russian peacekeepers ensure the safe return of refugees to the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. In total, 52,231 people have returned to date.
Search for and destruction of unexploded ordnance continues by Russian engineering teams. To date, 1,087 buildings, 280 kilometers of roads have been checked, more than 1,079 hectares of territory have been cleared, 24,014 explosive objects have been discovered and destroyed.
The groups of the Humanitarian Response Center, in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross, with the involvement of representatives of the Azerbaijani and Armenian sides, continue to search for the bodies of dead servicemen in the Hadrut, Jebrail and Fizuli regions.
From February 3rd, by the forces of medical special forces, the second stage of vaccination of the personnel of the peacekeeping contingent with the second component of the Sputnik V vaccine has begun.
The personnel of the Joint Russian-Turkish Centre continues to fulfill the tasks of monitoring compliance with the ceasefire and military operations in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
“We are in the joint Russian-Turkish monitoring centre, where Russian and Turkish servicemen carry out a common task of monitoring the ceasefire and military operations in Nagorno-Karabakh. Monitoring of the situation is carried out around the clock with the help of unmanned aerial vehicles, in particular, the Forpost and Orlan-10 UAV systems. No ceasefire violations have been recorded,” said Colonel Mikhail Zavalkin, a Russian representative of the Joint Centre.
“The duty shift in the Russian part of the centre consists of officers from the operational department, liaison officers, translators and operators of unmanned aerial vehicles,” he added.
The servicemen of the Joint Centre continuously receive images from unmanned aerial vehicles to the control centre, where all movements of military equipment, personnel are analyzed, and all facts of crossing the line of contact of the parties are recorded.
The duty shifts of the Joint Centre collect, summarize and check information on violations of the agreements reached, consider any complaints on issues or problems related to the failure of the parties to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to comply with the agreements reached.
- On February 5, 73 displaced persons returned from Yerevan to Stepanakert by buses with the assistance of Russian peacekeepers
- As of February 6, a total of 52,231 people returned to Karabakh with the assistance of Russian peacekeepers
- As of February 6, Russia reported that more than 1,079.3 hectares of land and about 280 kilometers of roads were cleared from mines and IEDs and 24,014 explosive objects were found and destroyed
- On February 5, several positions of the Armenian forces in the direction of the village of Nerkin Khndzoresk were reportedly handed over to the Azerbaijan Army within the framework of demarcation
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