How long will the humanitarian truce, which was to come into effect at midnight Sunday, been respected? Probably not more than an hour. Azerbaijan and Armenia blame each other for this new violation of the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh. The inhabitants of the region continue to bury their dead, like this. soldier buried in Stepanakert, the capital.
Apart from Nagorno-Karabakh, populated mainly by Armenians, a large part of the surrounding territories, here in pale green, are under the control of the Armenians.
The Azerbaijani army released images of military equipment, it said, left by Armenian troops during the ceasefire. Azerbaijan has achieved territorial gains over the past three weeks without winning a decisive battle. Officially, the separatists lost 700 men and half of the 140,000 inhabitants were displaced.