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Putin, Macron call for Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire as deaths mount
October 01, 2020

Russia and France have stepped up calls for a ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenian forces as the official death toll passed hundred.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron during telephonic conversation agreed on the need for a joint effort to reach a ceasefire in the framework of Minsk.

Russia has also offered to host the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan for talks on the flare-up of their decades-old conflict in the volatile South Caucasus region.