Georgian President Welcomes the Nagorno-Karabakh Ceasefire

The President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili welcomed the ceasefire reached between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and urged the resumption of peace talks. 

"I welcome the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh and urge the resumption of peace talks. Lasting peace and stability is the only acceptable future for our region," Zurabishvili tweeted

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated Armenia and Azerbaijan had agreed to a ceasefire, starting from Saturday, to exchange prisoners and the bodies of those killed in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

He added that Armenia and Azerbaijan had also agreed to start talks on the settlement of the conflict.

By Ana Dumbadze  

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