Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

12/03/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 12/03/2021 01:23

Russian peacekeepers held anti-COVID-19 events at all 27 observation posts in Nagorno-Karabakh

03.12.2021 (05:00)

During the preventive work at the observation posts, the specialists of the medical service carried out disinfection of public areas, canteens, sports and accommodation of military personnel in order to prevent the spread of the new COVID-19 coronavirus infection and other seasonal diseases. At each observation post, military medics deployed and organized points of round-the-clock thermometry of military personnel.

Also, military medics continue to carry out routine revaccination of Russian peacekeepers at remote observation posts located along the line of contact of the parties in Nagorno-Karabakh.

During the day, visiting medical teams vaccinated more than 150 servicemen of the Russian peacekeeping contingent at observation posts in Nagorno-Karabakh. In total, since the receipt of the Sputnik-V vaccine, about 75 percent of the peacekeeping forces have been revaccinated.

To monitor the ceasefire and military operations, a peacekeeping contingent of the Russian Federation is being deployed in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone.

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.