Russian and Turkish presidents discussed the situation in Naka by telephone

Moscow, October 14, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone call with Turkish President Erdogan on 14 October to discuss the situation in Nagorno Karabakh region and other issues. According to the information released on the website of the Kremlin on the same day, Putin and Erdogan stressed the importance of implementing the cease-fire agreement in the Naka region and expressed support for launching the political process under the framework of the Minsk group of the organization for security and cooperation in Europe. Putin expressed serious concern over the involvement of armed personnel from the Middle East in the Naka conflict. In order to solve the problem of bloodshed as soon as possible, the two sides stressed the urgent need for unity and unity in the region. Putin hoped that Turkey, as a member of the OSCE Minsk group, would make a constructive contribution to easing the conflict. According to a statement issued by Turkey on the same day, Erdogan said in a phone call with Putin that Turkey looks forward to a permanent settlement of the conflict in the Naka region. Russian, Azerbaijani and Armenian foreign ministers issued a statement in Moscow on the 10th, saying that Azerbaijan and Armenian have reached an agreement on a cease-fire in the Naka region, and all parties agree to cease fire in the Naka region from 12:00 local time on October 10, and exchange prisoners of war and remains of victims under the coordination of the International Committee of the Red Cross. After the cease-fire agreement came into effect, both sides accused the other party of launching attacks in violation of the agreement. On September 27, a new round of conflict broke out between Armenian and Azerbaijani in the Naka region. Both sides accused the other party of violating the cease-fire agreement and taking the lead in launching military attacks. In recent days, the conflict has caused casualties, including civilians. The Naka region is located in the southwest of Azerbaijan and its residents are mostly Armenian. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, a war broke out between Azerbaijan and Armenian over the ownership of the Naka region. In 1994, the two sides reached an agreement on a comprehensive cease-fire, but the two countries have been in a state of hostility over the Naka issue, and armed conflicts have occurred from time to time.