Gas supply restored, Head of the US Agency, EU Observers

- The Lachin corridor should be reopened immediately, as its closure could lead to a serious humanitarian crisis. This corridor is an important route for the flow of much-needed food and medicines that should move freely: Samantha Power, Head of the US Agency for International Development (USAID)
- Gas supply restored in Stepanakert - Ruben Vardanyan
- EU observers arrived at the closed section of the Goris-Stepanakert highway to monitor the situation, FactorTV reports
- The message spread by the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan that on December 16, at about 13:05, units of the Defense Forces opened fire in the direction of Azerbaijani positions is disinformation - the message of the Artsakh Defense Ministry
- A convoy of Russian peacekeepers with humanitarian aid was able to pass through the Lachin corridor blocked by Azerbaijani "environmentalists". The movement of other vehicles is still blocked.