Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh from today

In a great development, Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh region from October 10. The ceasefire is set to go into effect later today.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, “Armenia and Azerbaijan also agreed to start substantive talks aimed at the quickly reaching a peaceful solution.” Adding further, he said that the exact terms of the ceasefire will be agreed to at a later time. The cease-fire should pave way for talks on settling the conflict, he further added.

The top diplomats of the two nations said that the truce between them is intended to exchange prisoners and recover the dead while the specific details will be agreed later on.

Nearly after two weeks of clashes over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, Armenia and Azerbaijan began their first high-level talks on October 9.

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