On the initiative of the Russian-Armenian Center for Humanitarian Response, humanitarian aid was sent Tuesday to the people of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) affected by the recent war.
The convoy of trucks loaded with warm blankets headed to the Artsakh capital Stepanakert and nearby settlements.
Humanitarian assistance programs being implemented in cooperation between Armenia and Russia continue.
On November 9, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, and Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a joint statement on a complete cessation of hostilities— which Azerbaijan had launched on September 27—in and around Artsakh. Accordingly, Russian peacekeepers are deployed in the region to monitor the implementation of the ceasefire and the cessation of hostilities.