Moscow has denied Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s statement about the deployment of Turkish peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh together with Russia. The words of the representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova were broadcast on “Echo of Moscow” radio station.

“One important point I would like to draw your attention to is the peacekeeping force. “We are talking about the peacekeeping forces of the Russian Federation,” Zakharova stressed. 

She mentioned that we are talking about peacekeepers along the line of contact in Nagorno Karabakh. It is also mentioned that the issue of the status of this region is presented in the joint statement of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, Lenta reports.