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Pompeo urges Armenia, Azerbaijan to implement ceasefire

AFP , Tuesday 13 Oct 2020
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"The United States calls on Azerbaijan and Armenia to implement their commitments to a ceasefire as agreed and cease targeting civilian areas, such as Ganja and Stepanakert," Pompeo wrote on Twitter.
 
"We deplore the loss of human life and remain committed to a peaceful settlement."
 
Russia has taken a leading role in diplomacy in the heaviest fighting between the former Soviet republics since 1994, with the Armenian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers agreeing Saturday to a ceasefire after 11 hours of talks in Moscow.
 
But the ceasefire has not held, with Russia, the European Union and Iran earlier all urging both parties to implement it.
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