ArmInfo. The operational situation in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict continued to stabilize; there were no ceasefire violations, as well as provocations against the Russian peacekeeping contingent. Official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova announced this on November 27 during a weekly briefing.
At the same time, she added that it is possible, without any serious incidents, to ensure the implementation of the provisions of the trilateral agreements of November 9. According to Zakharova, these positive tendencies are weighty evidence of the correctness of the course, which was confirmed by the leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia, which are currently being fully implemented in practice.
"This attitude also prevails among those of our foreign partners who do not think in terms of geopolitics in terms of zero-sum games. The whole range of issues that arise from the statements of November 9 continue to be in the focus of attention of the Russian leadership," said a spokesman for the Russian foreign policy departments, recalling the telephone conversations of the President of the Russian Federation with the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan, during which the modalities of the work of Russian peacekeepers, the further provision of humanitarian assistance to the population, as well as measures to preserve religious and cultural sites were discussed.
According to Zakharova, the above topics were central to the telephone conversations between the Russian Foreign Minister and his Armenian counterpart. She also recalled that the Karabakh issue was discussed in detail by telephone by the presidents of Russia and Turkey, as well as by the foreign ministers of the Russian Federation and Iran.
At the same time, the representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry emphasized that the Russian peacekeepers continued to create favorable conditions for the return of refugees, they were demining and searching for the missing servicemen and the bodies of the dead people. According to her, the humanitarian response center also continued to expand its activities, the possibility of connecting the relevant departments of Armenia and Azerbaijan to it was studied, and the first consignments of humanitarian aid were also sent.
Zakharova stressed that through the Russian Foreign Ministry, Moscow mobilized international support within the OSCE, other countries of the OSCE Minsk Group, as well as specialized UN organizations, the International Committee of the Red Cross is already actively functioning, activities are being conducted with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNDP, UNESCO, UNICEF.
"We orientate all parties not to politicize the humanitarian dossier and immediately start work, which is in great demand in the context of a rather acute humanitarian situation in the region. This was also an important contribution to the preservation of cultural monuments and religious shrines in achieving interfaith, interethnic reconciliation and harmony in the region," the representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
At the same time, she recalled the visit of the Russian inter-governmental delegation to Yerevan and Baku on November 21, and noted that during the visit, the issues of providing humanitarian assistance, creating conditions for normal life in the Nagorno-Karabakh region were emphasized and discussed. "We expect that the comprehensive measures implemented together with Armenia and Azerbaijan, as well as with interested international partners, will contribute to peace and security in the South Caucasus," Zakharova summed up.