ANKARA, November 14. / TASS /. Representatives of Russia and Turkey will continue negotiations on Saturday in Ankara on the creation of a Joint Observatory Center for Nagorno-Karabakh, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense reports.
"Negotiations with the Russian delegation on the Joint Observation Center for Nagorno-Karabakh will continue today," the Anatolian state agency quoted the Turkish defense ministry as saying.
The Russian delegation is on a visit to Ankara since 13 November. On the eve, talks were held by the Russian President's Special Representative for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev and Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal, who discussed the Syrian problem. In the afternoon, a meeting was held at the Turkish Ministry of National Defense, where a truce in Nagorno-Karabakh was mainly discussed.
On November 9, the Presidents of the Russian Federation and Azerbaijan Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev and the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan signed a joint statement on the complete cessation of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh. The Russian leader, in particular, said that the Azerbaijani and Armenian sides will remain in their positions, and peacekeepers from Russia will be deployed in the region.
A memorandum on the creation of a joint Russian-Turkish center to control the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh was signed on Wednesday following the results of video communication talks between Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar.