The agreement on the ceasefire in the Karabakh conflict zone was reached during the meeting of chiefs of General staff of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Moscow. This was reported by Minister of defense Seyran Ohanyan, reports “news-Armenia”.
According to Ohanyan, talking about the meeting that took place on 5 April. The source of “Interfax” in the military leadership of Armenia said that at the meeting any documents on the question of the armistice was not signed.
On the eve of the Karabakh military reported the “order of the political leadership” to stop the fire. The defense Ministry of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) stated that the Armenian and Azeri parties to the conflict were able to reach agreement on a ceasefire. Where an agreement was reached, was not specified.
Later information on the cessation of hostilities on the contact line in the conflict zone in Nagorno Karabakh confirmed the defense Ministry of Azerbaijan, also without specifying details.
A few hours later the Karabakh military said that the ceasefire regime was violated by the Azerbaijani armed forces.
On Tuesday evening the President of Russia Vladimir Putin had telephone conversations with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Armenian leader Serzh Sargsyan. The Russian President expressed concern about the escalation of the conflict in Karabakh and called on the parties to ensure observance of the ceasefire.
On Wednesday, both sides in the conflict have again accused each other of violating the ceasefire. The Armenian armed forces per day 115 times violated ceasefire using large-caliber guns and artillery, said the Azerbaijani defense Ministry, reports Oxu.az. In turn, the NKR authorities stated that did not respond to individual cases of ceasefire violation by the Azerbaijani side.
On Wednesday afternoon the Deputy speaker of the Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov said that on the frontline at the moment it is the relative silence.
The sharp escalation of the conflict in Nagorny Karabakh occurred on the night of 2 April. The parties have accused each other for the outbreak of hostilities.
According to the data of Yerevan in the conflict with the Armenian side killed 29 military personnel 28 people missing, and 101 wounded. The losses of the Azerbaijani side, Armenia estimates that more than two thousand dead and wounded. Thus, Baku is stating that during the conflict Azerbaijan has lost 31 of the serviceman.