Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of violating truce in Nagorno-Karabakh

Source : 112 Ukraine

Armenia allegedly recorded enemy shots from 00:04 to 2:45
08:30, 18 October 2020

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Armenia has accused Azerbaijan of violating a fresh “humanitarian truce” minutes after the agreement came into force on Sunday. Shusan Stepanyan, a spokeswoman for Armenia’s defence ministry, said on Telegram channel that Azerbaijan fired artillery shells and rockets in the early hours of Sunday.

"Once again violating the humanitarian ceasefire, the enemy fired artillery shells in the northern direction from 00:04 to 02:45, and fired rockets in the southern direction from 02:20 to 02:45," the message informs.

Related: Azerbaijan reports on 12 dead during shelling of Armenia

There was no immediate comment from Azerbaijan.

As we reported earlier, Azerbaijan and Armenia agreed on a humanitarian truce in Nagorno-Karabakh from October 18 local time.

"The Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan have made a decision to declare a humanitarian truce on October 18 from 00:00 local time," the statement of the Armenian Foreign Ministry said.

The Foreign Ministry noted that this decision was made after the statement of the presidents of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs (Russia, France, USA) on October 1, the statement of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs dated October 5 and in accordance with the joint statement of the Foreign Ministers of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia in Moscow on October 10.

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