In a statement, the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan stated that the country accepted the Russian initiative for a ceasefire from 10 a.m. local time.
It also denounced that ‘the Armenian side continues to aggravate the situation and bombards the Azerbaijani positions using tanks and 120-millimeter mortars,’ according to the Sputnik news agency.
The Armenian Foreign Ministry confirmed the approval of the ceasefire agreement and issued a statement noting that at the moment the situation on the border is ‘relatively stable.’
The Defense Ministry of Armenia reported on three Armenian soldiers killed and two wounded in the exchange of gunfire at the border, the TASS news agency reported.
Baku and Erevan have exchanged accusations about the start of skirmishes in the common border, one of the strongest clashes since the signing of the tripartite agreements (Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia) on November 10th, 2020.