Today, Armenia’s Ministry of Defense announced that Russian peacekeepers will be deployed in some sections of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border.
Within the framework of his visit to Syunik region, on December 17, the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Vagharshak Harutyunyan held a working consultation with the participation of the commander of the military unit, the governor of Syunik and the commander of the territorial subdivision of the NSS border troops, informs the Armenian Ministry of Defense.
Issues related to the demarcation of Armenia and Azerbaijan, the deployment of armed forces units and the deployment of border troops in the newly formed areas were discussed during the meeting. The Defense Minister gave instructions to the high-ranking officers participating in the border talks on the deployment of troops, the establishment of security checkpoints, and the process of building new units according to directions. The commander of the military unit, the governor of Syunik, presented the works carried out in some disputed areas, and stressed that the border discussions between the parties continue.
Vagharshak Harutyunyan also met with the officers of the Russian peacekeeping contingent, spoke about the control of the Goris-Stepanakert road, the program of deployment of Russian border guards on the border with Armenia and Azerbaijan, as well as the search for missing persons due to the war.
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