STEPANAKERT — On January 14, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan in the Hadrut direction near Horadiz settlement.
From the positions of the NKR Defense Army, Field Assistants of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Khristo Khristov (Bulgaria) and Jiri Aberle (Czech Republic) participated in the monitoring.
From the opposite side of the Line of Contact, Field Assistant of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Yevgeny Sharov (Ukraine), as well as Personal Assistant to the PR of the CiO Simon Tiller (Great Britain) and staff member of the Office Peter Svedberg (Sweden) participated in the monitoring.
The Karabakh side led the OSCE mission to its front-lines, however, due to the shot from the Azerbaijani side, the Field Assistants of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, for safety reasons, found it expedient to stop the conduct of the monitoring.
From the Karabakh side, the monitoring mission was accompanied by representatives of the NKR Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense.