Russian MoD disseminates information on transfer of Lachin region to control of Azerbaijan
- 01 December 2020
Russian Ministry of Defence has issued an information on the transfer of the Lachin region to the control of Azerbaijan, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov told reporters that the Lachin region was transferred to the control of Azerbaijan, APA’s Moscow correspondent reports.
“According to the trilateral statement of the heads of states of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia Lachin region has been handed over to Azerbaijan under the control of Russian peacekeepers since December 1. It was the last of the three regions planned to be handed over,” stressed official of Russian MoD.
I. Konashenkov also said that Lachin corridor which is 5 km wide is under control of Russian peacekeepers: “Relations between Armenia and Nagorno Garabagh, the safe return of people to residential places and the movement of civilian auto transport is ensured.”