Armenia and Azerbaijan Reach Cease-Fire After Russia-Brokered Talks

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MOSCOW—Armenia and Azerbaijan declared a cease-hearth after practically two weeks of intensive battling that has claimed hundreds of life pursuing Russia-brokered talks about the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh.

The overseas ministers of the two warring countries explained in a statement early Saturday that the truce, which started at noon local time, is intended to give area to exchange prisoners and get well the useless. The announcement adopted far more than 10 hrs of negotiations in Moscow mediated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov who explained that unique specifics will be agreed on later as talks proceed.

Azerbaijan and Armenia “are starting up substantive negotiations with the purpose of accomplishing a tranquil settlement as quickly as probable,” Mr. Lavrov explained, including that the talks would be mediated by Russia, the U.S. and France.

Underscoring the precariousness of any truce in the unstable location, the two sides accused each other of violating

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