Baku has its own forces to ensure security in Karabakh, CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov told TASS, commenting on the withdrawal of the Russian peacekeeping contingent from Karabakh, Report informs.

“Regarding the presence of Russian peacekeepers in Karabakh: currently, this is the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan, which has its own forces to ensure security and, obviously, this issue is not being resolved unilaterally. I believe that stability in the region depends to a large extent on the prospects for signing a peace treaty between Armenia and Azerbaijan,” he noted.