Russia, the United States and France call on foreign mercenaries to evacuate Naka immediately

Moscow issued a joint statement on December 3 by the foreign ministers or vice foreign ministers of Russia, the United States and France, CO chairs of the Minsk group of the organization for security and cooperation in Europe, calling for the immediate withdrawal of foreign mercenaries from the Nagorno Karabakh region. Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, US Deputy Secretary of state Bigan and French Foreign Minister Le derrion welcomed the cessation of military activities in the Naka region, calling on Armenian and Azerbaijani to continue to strictly abide by the obligations stipulated in the November 9 cease-fire agreement and previous cease-fire agreements in the Naka region, and calling on all foreign countries All Chinese mercenaries were evacuated from the Naka area immediately. The three countries urge Armenian and Azerbaijani to take advantage of the current cease-fire to negotiate a long-term and sustainable peace agreement under the co chairmanship of the OSCE Minsk group, and call on the international community, including relevant UN agencies and the International Committee of the Red Cross, to take concrete measures to improve the Naka region and its surrounding areas in a coordinated way The humanitarian situation in the near future. < / P > < p > Naka region is located in the southwest of Azerbaijan, and most of its residents are Armenians. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, a war broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the issue of the ownership of the Naka region. In 1994, both sides reached an agreement on a comprehensive cease-fire, but the two countries have been in a state of hostility due to the Naka issue, and armed conflicts occur from time to time. On September 27 this year, a new round of conflict broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the Naka region. On November 9, the leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a statement declaring a complete cease-fire in the Naka region from 0:00 Moscow time on November 10. According to the statement, Azerbaijan and Armenia will exchange prisoners of war, other detainees and the remains of the victims, and Russia will deploy peacekeepers in the Naka region.