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Residents of Nagorno-Karabakh continue to carry out agricultural work in the fields and vineyards, cleared of explosives by Russian sappers.

The servicemen of the Russian peacekeeping contingent, in turn, ensure the implementation of work on demining agricultural lands at the request of local administrations located in the immediate vicinity of the demarcation line, or in areas where active hostilities were conducted.

“People here are afraid to work – here bombs were falling, shells were being fought. In order for us to work in peace, we need to clear the territory, ”said the head of the municipality of N of the item. Sos Hunan Grigoryan.

In total, since November 23, 2020, the servicemen of the humanitarian demining unit of the Russian peacekeeping contingent have cleared about 2,000 hectares of territory, 618 kilometers of roads, discovered and neutralized more than 25,500 explosive objects, which are destroyed by detonation at a special training ground in compliance with the necessary security measures.

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.

A peacekeeping contingent of the Russian Federation has been deployed to control the ceasefire and military operations in Nagorno-Karabakh.

The core of the Russian peacekeeping contingent is made up of units of the 15th separate motorized rifle brigade (peacekeeping) of the Central Military District.

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