The situation in the vicinity of the city is calm, and Azerbaijani army positions have been established on the dominant heights around Khankendi.Representatives of the Azerbaijani armed forces explained that the transfer of weapons and military equipment from Karabakh to the Azerbaijani army is taking place in the city.The correspondent also confirmed that the Azerbaijani army and Russian peacekeepers are on duty at checkpoints at the entrance to Shusha.In particular, at one of the entrances to the city there are armored vehicles of the Azerbaijani forces and armored personnel carriers of the Russian peacekeepers. A round of negotiations was held on Thursday between representatives of the Azerbaijani authorities and the Armenian population of the Karabakh region in the city of Yevlakh after an agreement was reached last Wednesday providing for a complete ceasefire between Azerbaijan and representatives of the Karabakh region, mediated by Russian peacekeepers.For his part, Armenian Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan, confirmed that Yerevan did not participate in drafting the text of the ceasefire agreement, in the Karabakh region.The conflict raged again. In the Karabakh region, after the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense announced, last Tuesday, the start of the implementation of an "anti-terrorism" operation in Karabakh, in order to restore constitutional order in the country.Baku considered the complete withdrawal of Armenian forces from Karabakh, and the dissolution of the unrecognized authorities in Stepanakert (the capital of the region), a condition for peace in the region, while Armenia described what is happening as "aggression", and stated that there are no Armenian military units in Karabakh.
Azerbaijani forces disarm Karabakh army in Stepanakert
Highlights: Azerbaijani forces disarm Karabakh army in Stepanakert. Azerbaijani army positions have been established on the dominant heights around Khankendi. Russian peacekeepers are on duty at checkpoints at the entrance to Shusha. Armenia described what is happening as "aggression", and stated that there are no Armenian military units in Karabakht. Baku considered the complete withdrawal of Armenian forces from Karabik, a condition for peace in the region, while Armenia described it as aggression.
A Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene that Khankendi (Stepanakert) is under the fire control of the Azerbaijani armed forces, and the Karabakh army is being disarmed in the city.