Azerbaijan announces ‘unilateral’ ceasefire in Karabakh

BAKU: Azerbaijan on Sunday announced a unilateral ceasefire following fierce clashes with Armenian forces in the disputed region of Nagorny Karabakh, but threatened to strike back if its forces came under attack.

“Azerbaijan, showing good will, has decided to unilaterally cease hostilities”, Azerbaijan’s defense ministry said in a statement, warning that it would “liberate all (Armenian-) occupied territories” if Armenian forces “do not stop provocations.” AFP