Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and discussed the development of the situation around Nagorno Karabakh, the press service of the Kremlin reported.
"At the initiative of the Armenian side, a phone call took place between the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan. The latest developments of the situation around Nagorno-Karabakh were discussed," the message said.
The two leaders discussed the further operations of the Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh, including providing assistance to the civilian population.
"Despite the difficult conditions, the peacekeepers continue to carry out their tasks accurately and provide comprehensive assistance to the civilian population and refugees, including the forces of military doctors," the Kremlin said in a statement.
Earlier it was reported that a vehicle carrying Russian peacekeepers came under fire killing several Russian soldiers.
Azerbaijan launched a large-scale attack against Nagorno-Karabakh on September 19, among the casualties and wounded are civilians. On September 20, it became known that the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh accepted the proposal of the command of the Russian peacekeeping mission regarding the cessation of fire.
Proposal by Azerbaijan envisages the withdrawal of the remaining units and servicemen of the RA Armed Forces from the deployment zone of the Russian peacekeeping troops and the dissolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh armed formations, the complete disarmament of the Defense Army, as well as the withdrawal of heavy equipment and weapons from the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh in order to quickly eliminate them.
In addition, on Thursday, the representatives of Artsakh and Azerbaijan will meet in Yevlakh, a city in Azerbaijan located about 100 km northeast of Stepanakert, and the issues of ensuring the security of Nagorno-Karabakh Armenians will be discussed.