October 10, 2020 6:07:46 am
Armenia and Azerbaijan say they’ve agreed to a cease-fire in Nagorno-Karbakh beginning at midday Saturday.
The highest diplomats from the 2 international locations stated in an announcement that the truce is meant to trade prisoners and get better the lifeless, including that particular particulars might be agreed on later.
The announcement follows 10 hours of talks between the diplomats in Moscow, which had been sponsored by Russian Overseas Minister Sergey Lavrov. Lavrov stated the cease-fire ought to pave approach for talks on settling the battle.
The newest outburst of preventing between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces started Sept. 27 and left lots of of individuals lifeless within the largest escalation of the decades-old battle over Nagorno-Karabakh. The area lies in Azerbaijan however has been underneath management of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia because the finish of a separatist battle in 1994.
The talks between the international ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan had been held on invitation from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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