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Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to restore the ceasefire. From 09:00 local time (08:00 Moscow time), hostilities were stopped, the Azerbaijani Trend agency claims, citing sources.
As of 07:00 Moscow time, the Armenian Defense Ministry reported that positional battles on the border continue . Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, speaking in the country's parliament, said that the intensity of hostilities has decreased, but the attacks continue.
The Armenian Defense Ministry also reported that the head of the department, Suren Papikyan, had a telephone conversation with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and informed him about the situation on the border with Azerbaijan. “Suren Papikyan and Sergei Shoigu agreed to take the necessary steps to stabilize the situation,” The report says.
The Security Council of Armenia earlier decided to officially turn to Russia and the CSTO for help in connection with the aggravation of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict.
A new aggravation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border occurred on the night of September 13. The Armenian Defense Ministry stated that after midnight on September 13, Azerbaijani troops began shelling the border settlements in the south-east of the republic— Sotka, Goris and Jermuk. The Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan claims that what happened— a response to attempts by Armenian servicemen to mine enemy supply lines.
Nikol Pashinyan held a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, during which he called Baku's actions unacceptable. Pashinyan's press service noted that the leaders agreed to maintain operational contact. Pashinyan also discussed the situation with French President Emmanuel Macron and President of the European Council Charles Michel.
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Both Yerevan and Baku report the presence of dead and injured. According to Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, 49 Armenian soldiers were killed.