17 November, 2021
In the evening of November 17, the body of a serviceman of the RA Armed Forces killed during the battles after the provocation of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces on November 16 was transferred from Baku to Yerevan by a special flight through the mediation of the deputy commander of the Southern military district of the Russian Federation, lieutenant general Rustam Muradov. On November 17, RA Minister of Defence Suren Papikyan received lieutenant general Rustam Muradov.
During the meeting, the head of the RA Defence Ministry presented the details of the previous day's battles, as well as provided information on the captured Armenian servicemen. An agreement was reached to continue intensive work both for the return of the captured servicemen and for the search for the missing servicemen.