"So far, probably, there is no reason to talk about ethnic cleansing. And for this, there are direct contacts, during which we convey our possible concerns, "he said on the air of Channel One, RIA Novosti quoted him as saying.

The Kremlin spokesman added that "all the rights and security of the Armenian population of Karabakh must be ensured."

Earlier it became known that with the mediation of the command of the Russian peacekeeping contingent stationed in Nagorno-Karabakh, an agreement was reached on the complete cessation of hostilities from 13:00 on September 20, 2023.