Armenia reports ‘relative calm’ after peace deal with Azerbaijan

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Armenia’s military reports that “active combat operations on the whole front line have been suspended’’, following a peace deal with neighbouring Azerbaijan.

Armenian military spokesperson Shushan Stepanyan said in a statement posted on her Facebook page that “relative calm is being maintained from 6 a.m. [0200 GMT].’’

Russian peacekeeping forces are being deployed in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region in an effort to end a bloody flare-up in fighting after more than 1,000 people were reported killed in just more than a month.

Stepanyan said “deployment of the Russian peacekeeping contingent in Artsakh continues’’ using an Armenian name for the Nagorno-Karabakh region. (dpa/NAN)

– Nov. 10, 2020 @ 13:09 GMT |

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