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Azerbaijan, Armenia agree to humanitarian ceasefire
October 18, 2020

Azerbaijan and Armenia have agreed to a "humanitarian ceasefire" in the conflict over the disputed enclave of Nagorno Karabakh.

According to a statement from the foreign ministries of both countries, the new agreement sets to start today.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov talked to his Azerbaijani and Armenian counterparts on the phone to emphasize the need for the truce to hold.