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Azerbaijan claims gross violation of ceasefire by Armenia

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Prior to that, Armenia accused Azerbaijan of violating the ceasefire. Baku and Yerevan agreed on a new ceasefire date on the evening of October 17 after trilateral telephone talks with the participation of Russia
The Armenian Armed Forces grossly violated the ceasefire by bombarding Azerbaijani positions on the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh. This was reported by the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan.
“Despite the announcement of a new humanitarian ceasefire at 00:00 on October 18, the Armenian armed forces once again grossly violated the agreement,” the statement of the military department says.
According to Baku, at night, Armenian soldiers fired mortars and artillery around Jebrail and a village on the Araz River. There are no casualties among the personnel of the Azerbaijani army, the Defense Ministry added.
“Our divisions have taken adequate response measures,” the department noted.
Earlier, a representative of the Armenian Defense Ministry Shushan Stepanyan accused Azerbaijan of violating the ceasefire. According to her, the enemy fired artillery fire in the northern direction and rocket fire in the southern direction.
The day before, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held talks with colleagues from Azerbaijan and Armenia Jeyhun Bayramov and Zohrab Mnatsakanyan. After that, the parties agreed on a ceasefire from midnight on October 18.
Earlier, Armenia and Azerbaijan have already tried to agree on an armistice. After negotiations in Moscow on October 9, the parties decided to ceasefire from noon on October 10 in order to exchange the bodies of the dead and those held. However, almost immediately after that, Baku and Yerevan accused each other of violating the agreement, and then the shelling continued throughout the week.
The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh resumed on 27 September. The sides accused each other of provocations, imposed martial law and used heavy weapons and aircraft in battles. Border points both on the territory of Armenia and on the territory of Azerbaijan were subjected to shelling. The capital of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, the city of Stepanakert, was also shelled. Hundreds of casualties and injuries were reported among the military and civilian population.

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