All news

Russia helps reconstruct over 300 buildings in Nagorno-Karabakh

Work is underway to reconstruct another 450 buildings

MOSCOW, January 14. /TASS/. Over 300 buildings in the Nagorno-Karabakh region have been reconstructed using materials provided by Russia, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

"Over 300 buildings have been reconstructed using construction materials provided by Russia as part of humanitarian aid. Work is underway to reconstruct another 450 buildings," the statement reads.

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

On November 9, 2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan signed a joint statement on a complete ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh starting from November 10. The Russian leader said that Azerbaijan and Armenia would maintain the positions that they had held and Russian peacekeepers would be deployed to the region. In addition, the Agdam, Kalbajar and Lachin districts were handed back over to Azerbaijan. According to the statement, parts of the Martuni, Martakert and Askeran districts, the city of Shushi and almost the entire Hadrut district, which used to be part of the Nagorno-Karabakh autonomous region in the Soviet era, were also handed over to Azerbaijan.