Armenia And Azerbaijan To Attend Moscow Negotiations
9 October 2020 International News
Report says, foreign ministers from Armenia and Azerbaijan will attend talks on Friday about the flair-up of violence in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh in Moscow, according to the Kremlin.
“Baku and Yerevan have confirmed their participation in the negotiations in Moscow. Preparations are in full swing,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova .
“The President of Russia is issuing a call to halt the fighting in the Nagorno-Karabakh on humanitarian grounds in order to exchange dead bodies and prisoners,” Putin said in a statement released by the Kremlin.
The move came as fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces in Nagorno-Karabakh continued for an eleventh consecutive day on Thursday.
The two countries blame each other for the latest flare-up in deadly violence, which has killed at least 400 people since it broke out on September 27.
The announcement marks the first breakthrough in international efforts to try and broker a ceasefire between the two sides.