Russia is deeply alarmed by a sharp escalation of the situation in Karabakh and calls on the conflicting aspects to stop bloodshed and return to diplomatic settlement. This was stated at a briefing by the official representative of the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova.
”The Russian side urges conflicting parties to stop bloodshed, immediately stop military operations and return to the path of political and diplomatic settlement,” Zakharova said.
The diplomat noted that all the steps for the peaceful solution of the Karabakh problem are registered in the complex of tripartite statements by the leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia, which were adopted from 2020 to 2022.
She noticed that recently the efforts of Russia and other international intermediaries have begun serious prerequisites for progress in resolving the Karabakh problem peacefully.
by her owls, the Russian peacekeeping contingent continues to fulfill its tasks.
“We proceed from the fact that the security of our peacekeepers will be unconditionally ensured by all parties. The command of the Russian peacekeeping contingent is in constant contact with representatives of Armenians Karabakh and the Azerbaijani authorities in order to cease to be ceased and returned to the implementation of the mentioned tripartite agreements at the highest level”, – said Zakharova.
The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry said that information about the beginning of hostilities in Karabakh was brought to Russian peacekeepers “a few minutes” before the start.