Azerbaijan, Armenia agree on ceasefire to recover bodies

15:54, 08 April 2016
127 0

Azerbaijan and Armenia have agreed on a temporary ceasefire to recover bodies, Azerbaijan Press Agency (APA) has reported.


"An agreement was reached on restoration of the ceasefire regime since 17:00 on April 8 on the contact line of Azerbaijani and Armenian troops," the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said, APA wrote.

Through the mediation of the OSCE and the International Committee of the Red Cross, it's planned to recover the bodies of dead soldiers from both sides from 15:00 to 20:00.

Read alsoCeasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh: NATO chief calls on sides to prevent escalationAdditional information will be provided later.

As UNIAN reported earlier, heavy fighting erupted on April 2 between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the South Caucasus. 

If you see a spelling error on our site, select it and press Ctrl+Enter