Yerevan confirms Moscow's mediation to achieve ceasefire

July 28, 2021 – 11:47 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net confirmed on Wednesday, July 28 that both and Azerbaijan have agreed to Russia’s initiative to cease fire, Araratnews.am reports citing a Foreign Ministry representative.

The representative said the shooting was supposed to end at 10:00 am local time, adding that the situation is relatively stable on the border.

In the wee hours of July 28, the units of the Azerbaijani armed forces, which had infiltrated the sovereign territory of Armenia since May 12, attacked the Armenian positions located in the north-eastern section of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, triggering local battles. Three Armenian troops were killed, two others were wounded in the process, the Defense Ministry said, adding that the Azerbaijani forces have been thwarted back to their positions.

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