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The personnel of the humanitarian demining company of the Russian peacekeeping contingent continue work to clear the area from explosive objects in Nagorno-Karabakh.

During the day during demining in the area of ​​N of the item. 12 152-mm high-explosive fragmentation artillery shells were neutralized by Russian sappers in Mardakert.

In total, since November 23, 2020, 1,690 hectares of territory, 525 km of roads, 1,613 housing buildings, including 30 socially significant objects, have been cleared of unexploded ordnance, found and neutralized
25 237 explosive items.

The discovered explosive objects were removed and destroyed at the specially equipped Ballidzha training ground. Ammunition that could not be evacuated was destroyed on site with all the necessary safety measures in place for blasting operations.

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.

With the assistance of Russian peacekeepers in the areas affected by the war, the restoration of vital engineering communications continues.

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