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Armenia and Azerbaijan agree ceasefire after talks

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Armenia and Azerbaijan agree ceasefire after talks

Armenia and Azerbaijan agree ceasefire after talks

Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh starting atnoon on Saturday following two weeks of heavy fighting that marked the worstoutbreak of hostilities in the separatist region in a quarter century.

Theagreement came a day after Azerbaijan's defence ministry shared footageclaiming its troops entered the village of Talish, which is in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Abandoned checkpoints and military barracks could be seen in thevideo, as well as military equipment scattered along a road.

Azerbaijan andArmenian foreign ministers said in a statement that the truce was intended toexchange prisoners and recover the dead, adding that specific details would beagreed on later.


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