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

In the course of demining work since November 23, 2020, 1,739 hectares of territory, 541 km of roads, 1,614 housing buildings (including 30 socially significant objects) have been cleared from unexploded ordnance. In total, Russian peacekeepers discovered and neutralized 25349 explosive objects.

Explosive objects discovered by sappers were taken out and destroyed at a specially equipped Ballydzha training ground. Ammunition that cannot be evacuated is 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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