Ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh comes into effect

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (MNA) – Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a ceasefire last night which has come into effect moments ago on Saturday noon.

The two countries’ foreign ministers held a meeting in Moscow and agreed to start substantive negotiations over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

The ceasefire began at 12 pm local time (0800GMT).

The breakthrough came after some 10 hours of talks in Moscow, in the early hours of Saturday morning, after nearly two weeks of fierce fighting in the disputed territory.

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