Monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic and Azerbaijan

04.05.2011

On May 4, in accordance with the earlier achieved agreement with the NKR authorities the OSCE mission conducted а regular monitoring of the line of contact of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijani Armed Forces in the northern direction of Talish settlement of Martakert region, NKR.

From the positions of the NKR Defense Army, the monitoring was conducted by Coordinator of the OSCE Office Lieutenant-Colonel Imre Palatinus (Hungary), Field Assistants of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Hristo Hristov (Bulgaria) and Marius Puodziunas (Lithuania), as well as OSCE High-Level Planning Group representative, Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Nepokritikh (Russia).

From the opposite side, the monitoring was held by Field Assistants of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Antal Herdich (Hungary) and William Pryor (Great Britain), as well as OSCE High-Level Planning Group representative, Lieutenant Colonel Michael O’Connor (Ireland).

The monitoring passed in accordance with the planned schedule. No violation of the cease-fire regime was registered.

The monitoring mission from the Karabakhi side was accompanied by representatives of the NKR Ministries of Defense and Foreign Affairs.

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