Russian peacekeeping contingent establishes order of passage through Lachin corridor  
Jan 19 2022

Aravot newspaper addressed the Russian Foreign Ministry in connection with the recent statements made by the Azerbaijani President towards the Russian peacekeepers, to whom the Azerbaijani President has questions, as well as in connection with the statement that the Azerbaijani side allegedly monitors the movement through the Lachin corridor.

Recall that the Russian peacekeeping contingent is located along the line of contact and in the Lachin corridor, in accordance with the statement of the leaders of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia, signed November 9, 2020 on the ceasefire and all types of military action in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone. According to paragraph 6 of this agreement, the Lachin corridor is under the control of Russian peacekeepers. Azerbaijan guarantees the safety of movement of citizens, vehicles and cargoes in both directions through the Lachin corridor. The command of the Russian peacekeeping contingent has established, among other things, an order for visits by foreign citizens and international organizations in the zone of the peacekeeping operation, which is well known to the Azerbaijani and Armenian sides. In particular, it is planned to notify Russian peacekeepers of such visits within a reasonable time and in a proper manner," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in its response.