Armenia announces ceasefire after Azerbaijan border clashes

Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Armenia announces ceasefire after Azerbaijan border clashes” – below is their description.

Armenia says a ceasefire with Azerbaijan is ‘mostly holding’, following a day of violence that saw an Armenian soldier killed and a dozen others captured.

The Armenian defence ministry says the ceasefire was brokered by Russia after clashes that sparked fears of a new flare-up.

It has been the worst outburst of violence since fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh border region last year, which left more than 6,000 people dead.

Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker reports from Tbilisi, Georgia.

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

  • What if prisons were more humane? | The Stream
  • Mass murderer Anders Breivik asks Norway court for parole
  • What’s behind the Houthi’s attack on the UAE? | Inside Story
  • In This Story: Nagorno-Karabakh

    Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Artsakh, is a landlocked region in the South Caucasus, within the mountainous range of Karabakh, lying between Lower Karabakh and Zangezur, and covering the southeastern range of the Lesser Caucasus mountains. The region is mostly mountainous and forested.

    5 Recent Items: Nagorno-Karabakh

  • Azerbaijan boosts investments in Nagorno-Karabakh
  • Still a powder keg: Why the flare up between Armenia and Azerbaijan?
  • Armenia says troops killed, detained in border clash with Azerbaijan • FRANCE 24 English
  • Armenia says troops killed, detained in border clash with Azerbaijan • FRANCE 24 English
  • Drone diplomacy? Turkey’s growing presence in Africa • FRANCE 24 English
  • In This Story: Russia

    Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It extends from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, and from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the south.

    Russia spans more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. Moscow is the country’s capital.

    The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.

    3 Recent Items: Russia

  • Canada considering sending military equipment to Ukraine amid Russia concerns
  • How close are Russia and Ukraine to war?
  • Urgent diplomatic missions to stave off potential war in Ukraine
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.

    Posting....