Armenia and Azerbaijan agree Karabakh truce

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The truce, announced by the Russian foreign minister, comes after 10 hours of talks in Moscow.
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Armenia and Azerbaijan agree ceasefire after talks
Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh starting atnoon on Saturday following two weeks of heavy fighting that marked the worstoutbreak of hostilities in the separatist region in a quarter century. Theagreement came a day after Azerbaijan's defence ministry shared footageclaiming its troops entered the village of Talish, which is in Nagorno-Karabakh. Abandoned checkpoints and military barracks could be seen in thevideo, as well as military equipment scattered along a road. Azerbaijan andArmenian foreign ministers said in a statement that the truce was intended toexchange prisoners and recover the dead, adding that specific details would beagreed on later.

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Two previous ceasefires over the conflict in disputed Nagorno-Karabakh were broken almost immediately.
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