Four minor blasts were heard on Monday morning outside the capital of the Artsakh. Local residents in Stepanakert hid in the basements.
Hostilities unabated in the Armenian-dominated Nagorno-Karabakh region,tensions between Armenia, the unrecognised Republic of Artsakh (Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh), and Azerbaijan have shown no signs of abating as it’s been eight days since new clashes erupted in the region.
The international community, including the co-chairs of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s Minsk Group – Russia, France, and the United States – have called on all parties in the conflict to agree to a ceasefire and begin peace talks, so far to no avail. Both sides have reported multiple casualties, including among civilians.
The Armenian side has said that Yerevan is ready to work with the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe to re-establish a ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh, however, the Azerbaijani president has warned that Baku will use military means to resolve the issue if the negotiations are fruitless, stressing that the country must restore its “integrity