Ceasefire between Baku and Yerevan to come into effect on Monday – statement

WASHINGTON, October 25. /TASS/. A humanitarian ceasefire between Baku and Yerevan will come into effect from 07:00 Moscow time on October 26, as follows from a joint statement of the US, Armenian and Azerbaijani top diplomats released by the US Department of State on Sunday.

“Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov met with Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun on October 24, 2020 and reaffirmed their countries’ commitment to implement and abide by the humanitarian ceasefire agreed in Moscow on October 10, which were reaffirmed in the statement issued from Paris on October 17, in accordance with the October 1, 2020 joint statement of United States President Donald J. Trump, French President , and Russian President . The humanitarian ceasefire will take effect at 08:00 a.m. local time (12:00 a.m. EDT) on October 26, 2020,” the document reads.

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