The defense army of Nagorno Karabakh has been ordered to cease fire. About it “RIA Novosti” reported the press Secretary of the Ministry of defense of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) Senor Hasratyan. Information that the Karabakh army has been ordered to cease fire, Reuters has confirmed the official representative of the defense Ministry of the NKR.
In his words, the Armenian and Azeri parties to the conflict on Tuesday reached an agreement on a ceasefire. The Karabakh military has received “the order of the political leadership” to cease fire at 12:00 local time (11.00 MSK).
Hasratyan said that the order was released after reaching an agreement on a ceasefire. “Agreement on the ceasefire reached today at 12:00 (11:00 MSK) because of the negotiation process”, — quotes Hasratian “Interfax”.
Press Secretary of the President of Nagorno Karabakh David Babayan told journalists that “the situation has stabilized,” reports the Agency. “You should wait for further development”, — said Babayan.
Azerbaijan has not confirmed the statement of the NKR authorities on reaching agreement on a ceasefire.
On the night of 2 April, the situation in the conflict zone is extremely deteriorated. The parties have accused each other of initiating hostilities and reported large losses of the enemy.