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Wobbly Karabakh truce largely holds after 4 days of clashes

German Foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (L) sits in front of Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian (2ndR) and Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian  (3dR) before talks in Berlin on April 6, 2016.
Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian is in Berlin after a ceasefire announcement in the Nagorny Karabakh region following four days of fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan. / AFP PHOTO / STEFFI LOOS

Matagis / AFP Azerbaijani and Armenian forces on Wednesday said they were largely observing a truce that halted four days of clashes which claimed scores of lives in the worst outbreak of violence in decades over the disputed NagornyKarabakh region. “The ceasefire was largely observed overnight along the Karabakh frontline,” ...

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