New Karabakh Ceasefire to Come into Effect at Midnight on October 18

A new Karabakh ceasefire, to come into effect at midnight on October 18, has been announced by the republics of Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Armenia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs first reported about the humanitarian ceasefire:

“This decision was taken following the statement of the Presidents of the French Republic, the Russian Federation and the United States of America, representing the co-chair countries of the OSCE Minsk Group, of 1 October 2020, the Statement by the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group of 5 October, and in line with Moscow Statement of 10 October 2020.”