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Nagorno-Karabakh: Stepanakert maternity hospital rebuilt by Russians welcomes first births02:35

Nagorno-Karabakh: Stepanakert maternity hospital rebuilt by Russians welcomes first births

Disputed Territory, Stepanakert
November 30, 2020 at 23:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Ministry's of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) specialists checked the progress of reconstruction works at the Maternal and Child Health Protection Centre in Stepanakert, after it was damaged during the hostilities, as was reported by the EMERCOM press service on Monday.

The maternity hospital has now delivered eight babies.

Chief Medical Officer Vardgez Osipov announced that the medical centre will be fully operational in the coming days.

"The issue of (window) glazing and thermal insulation of the building is being resolved. The roof of the building, which was also damaged during the hostilities, has already been restored. We plan to complete the transfer of equipment to the Mother and Child Healthcare Centre, again, with the support of our colleagues from the Russian Federation, within the next two or three days," he said.

Moreover, the rescuers inspected the Comprehensive school No. 8, named after Sakharov, where windows have been restored and where pupils will return soon.

It is also reported that the distribution of construction materials to the injured citizens and control over the restoration of residential buildings continues.

Following more than six weeks of hostilities, Armenia and Azerbaijan signed a Russia-brokered deal to end the fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh on November 9.

Under the terms of the deal, 1,960 Russian peacekeepers have been deployed in the region to monitor the ceasefire.

Nagorno-Karabakh: Stepanakert maternity hospital rebuilt by Russians welcomes first births02:35
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Russian Ministry's of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) specialists checked the progress of reconstruction works at the Maternal and Child Health Protection Centre in Stepanakert, after it was damaged during the hostilities, as was reported by the EMERCOM press service on Monday.

The maternity hospital has now delivered eight babies.

Chief Medical Officer Vardgez Osipov announced that the medical centre will be fully operational in the coming days.

"The issue of (window) glazing and thermal insulation of the building is being resolved. The roof of the building, which was also damaged during the hostilities, has already been restored. We plan to complete the transfer of equipment to the Mother and Child Healthcare Centre, again, with the support of our colleagues from the Russian Federation, within the next two or three days," he said.

Moreover, the rescuers inspected the Comprehensive school No. 8, named after Sakharov, where windows have been restored and where pupils will return soon.

It is also reported that the distribution of construction materials to the injured citizens and control over the restoration of residential buildings continues.

Following more than six weeks of hostilities, Armenia and Azerbaijan signed a Russia-brokered deal to end the fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh on November 9.

Under the terms of the deal, 1,960 Russian peacekeepers have been deployed in the region to monitor the ceasefire.

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