nagorno karabakh conflict fragile truce after armenia’s surrender
A shaky ceasefire has been put in place over Nagorno-Karabakh after Armenian separatists gave in to a swift attack by Azerbaijan. The two sides have now started talking directly with each other, with Russia helping to make this happen.
As part of this ceasefire deal that Russia worked out, the separatist fighters from Armenia put down their weapons, which stopped Azerbaijan’s attack that had lasted a day. During a two-hour meeting led by Russian Peacekeepers, both sides agreed to talk more to try and find a Peaceful solution.
Even though they agreed to stop fighting, there were still reports of gunfire in Stepanakert, the main city in the separatist region. Azerbaijan said they didn’t Break the Ceasefire but the Separatist leaders accused Azerbaijan of not Keeping their word. Russia’s defense ministry reported five instances of the ceasefire being broken in two different places.
After this the Foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan had a tense meeting at the United Nations.
According to reports from the separatist side, about 200 people have been hurt or killed because of this crisis. Armenia’s Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan said something important: “There are no longer sides in the conflict, only people causing harm and people getting hurt. This conflict has turned into a real danger of terrible things happening.” Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, on the other hand, accused Armenia of spreading false information.
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev Declared that they’ve taken back Control of the Region. Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said that the ceasefire was mostly working and that regular people weren’t in immediate danger.
While Azerbaijan celebrated their victory, Armenia saw lots of protests against Prime Minister Pashinyan because they thought he gave up too much to Azerbaijan. Thousands of People Gathered Outside his office in Yerevan, Armenia’s capital worried about what would Happen to the Armenians who live in Nagorno-Karabakh.
Despite all the tough Challenges Prime Minister Pashinyan said it’s important to Keep trying for Peace with Azerbaijan even though it won’t be easy. He said, This path is hard and has lots of ups and downs but we have to keep going.
This Conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan Over Nagorno-Karabakh has been going on for a Long time and it has caused many Deaths and made Hundreds of Thousands of People leave their Homes. Now, there’s a worry that more People might have to leave because of the recent Fighting.