TASS: The CSTO acclaims the ceasefire in the Nagorno-Karabakh region
MOSCOW, November 11. /TASS/. The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) acclaims the ceasefire in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas announced this to journalists on Wednesday.
"We positively assess the very fact of the ceasefire in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. This became possible after the presidents of Russia, the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia signed a corresponding statement on November 9. We welcome all actions that lead to the ceasefire. In the CSTO repeatedly called on the conflicting parties to return to the ceasefire regime and the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict exclusively through peaceful negotiations," he said.
The CSTO Secretary General also positively assessed the decision to bring a Russian peacekeeping contingent into the region. "We believe that the deployment of Russian peacekeepers is a significant deterrent to the non-use of force by the conflicting parties. We again remind that the solution to the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh is possible only by political and diplomatic methods," Zas said.