Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijan and Armenia exchange bodies of killed servicemen

Source : 112 Ukraine

Bodies were collected on the battlefield around the town of Shusha
15:03, 14 November 2020

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
Armenian Defence Ministry

Azerbaijan and Armenia exchanged the bodies of servicemen killed in the battles around the town of Shusha in Nagorno-Karabakh, the press office of the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported.

"With the mediation and the participation of the Russian peacekeeping forces stationed in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Azerbaijani Republic, the bodies of several servicemen killed on the battlefield around the town of Shusha were collected. As part of this humanitarian action, the bodies of servicemen of the Armenian armed forces were gathered and transferred to the Armenian side," the press office said in a statement.

Related: Nagorno-Karabakh: Russian peacekeepers entered Stepanakert

"Also, the bodies of six servicemen of the Azerbaijani army killed there during the battles were received as part of this action," the statement says.

On November 9, Armenia and Azerbaijan made a deal on ceasing the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. Russia acts as guarantor of safety; it deployed the peacekeeping contingent and armored vehicles in the disputed region to avoid further military action - for at least five years.

Related: The Karabakh war ends as Russian troops move in

Later, president of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has declared victory in the military conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Related: Karabakh: Armenian residents leave and burn their houses in areas to be controlled by Azerbaijan




Система Orphus

If you find an error, highlight the desired text and press Ctrl + Enter, to tell about it

see more