ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A joint Turkish-Russian centre to watch the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh will start working on Saturday, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar mentioned on Friday.
One Turkish basic and 38 personnel will work on the centre to help efforts to make sure that the ceasefire lasts, Akar mentioned in a press release.
Turkey and Russia agreed to arrange the joint centre to watch the ceasefire reached between Azerbaijan and Armenia in November.
After six weeks of preventing, the international locations signed a Russia-brokered ceasefire for Nagorno-Karabakh, which is internationally recognised as a part of Azerbaijan however primarily populated by ethnic Armenians. Russian peacekeepers have been additionally deployed to the area below the deal.
(Reporting by Ali Kucukgocmen; Enhancing by Dominic Evans)
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