Russian peacekeepers provide security during agricultural work along the line of demarcation in Nagorno-Karabakh
Russian peacekeepers have begun to ensure the safety of local residents during agricultural work in the Martuni district of Nagorno-Karabakh.
The Humanitarian Response Center of the Russian peacekeeping contingent receives daily requests for security from residents of settlements located near the line of demarcation of the parties.
So representatives of the village of Chartar of the Martuni district appealed to the Center for Humanitarian Response, in order to ensure safety during work on agricultural fields.
"From today and during the next week, we will ensure safety during agricultural work," said Alexander Vasiliev, a representative of the Center for Humanitarian Response.
Also, local residents create mineralized strips, in order to prevent the fall of grass, protect fields and settlements from fire.
"Thanks to the Russian servicemen who came to protect us, people can work here, thank you very much for helping us," said Khachik Khachatryan, a local resident of Chartar village.
In addition, Russian peacekeepers are working to clear the area of explosive objects. So, since November 23, 2020, engineering and sapper units of humanitarian demining in Nagorno-Karabakh have cleared 2,123 hectares of territory and more than 650 kilometers of roads from unexploded ordnance, and 25,613 explosive objects have been found and neutralized.
In accordance with the agreements specified in the joint statement of the President of the Russian Federation, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, from 00:00 Moscow time on November 10, 2020, a complete ceasefire and all hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh were announced.
To monitor the ceasefire and military operations, a peacekeeping contingent of the Russian Federation is being deployed in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone.