Kremlin will not provide military assistance to Armenia in Nagorno-Karabakh

Kremlin will not provide military assistance to Armenia in Nagorno-Karabakh

8 October 2020, 10:32SocietyPhoto:
The Kremlin refused to provide any assistance to Armenia within the framework of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), as well as to ensure the country's defense against external attacks from Azerbaijan and Turkey, despite the fact that Yerevan's losses from clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh are great.

The fact that Russian obligations within the framework of the CSTO do not apply to the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh, said the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov.

"If a member country of the CSTO is subjected to some kind of aggression, attacked from the outside, in this case, the country's contractors have an obligation to stand up for such a state", - Interfax quotes Peskov's words.

He pointed out that the information about the transition of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh to the Armenian territory does not correspond to reality.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin noted that Moscow would fulfill all obligations within the CSTO, and stressed that it was in “constant live working contact with the Prime Minister of Armenia, and Armenia had no questions about the quality of Russia’s fulfillment of its allied obligations. does not arise". It is known that Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan spoke to Putin on the phone four times, discussing the situation in Karabakh.

Earlier, the Bulgarian and Russian artist Bedros Kirkorov raised 2.6 million rubles with the help of the Armenian diaspora to help Armenia.

The day before it became known about the possible presence of armed Russians on the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. According to, Azerbaijan has already protested against the transfer of troops from the Russian Federation to the capital of Karabakh - Stepanakert.

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