In the frame – militant in the Syrian province of Aleppo
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova made several notable statements during the briefing. Among them - a statement about the presence of militants in the South Caucasus. Recall, that the earlier statement about the presence of militants, transferred to the Karabakh region from Syria, the director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service also spoke.
According to Maria Zakharova, the war in Nagorno-Karabakh is currently stopped, however, militants from the region have not disappeared.
Zakharova notes, that Russia has reliable information on this matter - it is based on verified facts.
Recall, what was previously reported about the transfer of militants from Syria to Azerbaijan through the Turkish Gaziantep.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said this, that the Azerbaijani army has enough strength, to resolve the issue with Nagorno-Karabakh and without outside help. However, he noted, what about the offer of assistance (including the military plan) he was approached by the Turkish authorities.
Maria Zakharova added, that the Russian Foreign Ministry "hopes to resolve this issue" (the issue of militants in Karabakh).
Official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry:
From our side, military experts are engaged in this., and this issue requires specific work of specialists.
Turkish-Russian consultations to be held in Turkey today. Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said, that the consultations will also consider the issue of "equal cooperation between Turkey and Russia in terms of the peacekeeping mission in Nagorno-Karabakh".