Azerbaijan and Armenia took measures to stabilize the situation in the area of Mount Kilisali after the conversation of the heads of the two countries’ Defence Ministries with the Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu.
As reminded, the Ministry of Defence of Armenia reported on Tuesday that several Armenian soldiers were killed and wounded as a result of the offensive of the Azerbaijani army in the eastern direction. According to the Chairman of the Security Council of Armenia, Armen Grigoryan, the country called on Russia to “protect the territorial integrity of Armenia.”
Shortly after, it was reported that the Head of the Russian Defense Ministry, Sergei Shoigu, during telephone talks called on the two defence ministers to stop actions provoking an escalation of the situation.
“As a result of telephone conversations with the heads of the military departments of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Armenia, held at the initiative of the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Army General Shoigu, the Azerbaijani and Armenian sides took measures to stabilize the situation. Currently, clashes in the area of Mount Kilisali have been stopped, the situation has normalized and is under control,” the report says.