Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that people who are trying to slow down the implementation of the agreement on Nagorno Karabakh must understand that war is the only alternative.
The Russian leader said this on Friday, November 20, at a meeting on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
“People who are trying to slow down the implementation of the agreement must understand that there can be only one alternative to this – war. And if God forbid this happens, then the blood of the victims will be on their hands – those who are trying to torpedo these agreements,” Putin said at a consultation of Russian peacekeeping mission in Nagorno Karabakh.
Putin said the work of the Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh is clear and well-coordinated.
Also, according to the president, for the Russian Federation, the settlement of the conflict in Karabakh is important from the point of view of internal security and economy. He expressed hope for a reliable and long-term settlement of the situation in this region.