A man stands near a house destroyed by shelling from Azerbaijan's artillery during a military conflict in Stepanakert, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Photo: AP)
Armenia and Azerbaijan said on Saturday they had agreed to declare a "humanitarian truce" from midnight Sunday, the foreign ministries of the two countries said in joint statements.
"The Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan have agreed to a humanitarian truce as of October 18, 00h00 local time," Armenia's foreign ministry said. The foreign ministry in Azerbaijan confirmed the move in an identical statement.