Spokesperson of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Major General Igor Konasenkov today told reporters that Russian peacekeepers are overseeing the transfer of Karvachar to Azerbaijan which began at 00:00, TASS reported.
“On November 25, starting from 00:00, in accordance with the trilateral statement of the Presidents of the Russian Federation and Azerbaijan and the Prime Minister of Armenia, the transfer of the Kalbajar (Karvachar) region of Nagorno-Karabakh to the Azerbaijani party began under the supervision of the Russian peacekeeping forces,” he said.
The army general informed that over 2,000 refugees have returned to their homes in Nagorno-Karabakh from Armenia in the past 24 hours and added that a total of over 15,000 residents of Nagorno-Karabakh have returned to their previous domiciles with the support of Russian peacekeepers starting from November 14.
In addition, according to Konashenkov, more than 300 tons of construction materials have been safely transported to Stepanakert (Russian peacekeepers will use the construction materials to renovate social facilities and apartment buildings).
Representatives of the humanitarian demining center have cleaned 1 hectare and 1.5 km road of explosive objects. On Wednesday, the military doctors of the Eastern Military Okrug headed to Nagorno-Karabakh where they will provide medical aid to Russian peacekeepers and the locals.