February 7, 2014 - 16:32 AMT
Azerbaijan doesn't lead OSCE mission to frontline during monitoring

On February 7, in accordance with the agreement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the line of contact between the NKA and Azerbaijani armed forces in the Hadrut direction near Horadiz settlement, NKR Foreign Ministry press service reported.

From the positions of the NKR Defense Army, the monitoring was conducted by Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk and his Field Assistants Yevgeny Sharov (Ukraine) and Khristo Khristov (Bulgaria).

From the opposite side, the monitoring was conducted by Field Assistants of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Jiri Aberle (Czech Republic) and William Pryor (Great Britain).

The monitoring passed in accordance with the agreed schedule, with no violation of the ceasefire registered. However, the Azeri side did not lead the OSCE mission to its frontline.

From the Karabakh side, the monitoring mission was accompanied by representatives of the NKR Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense.