YEREVAN, May 28. /TASS/. The situation on the state border between Armenia and Azerbaijan remained calm last night, the Armenian Defense Ministry said on Saturday.
"Overnight to May 28, sporadic chaotic shillings from firearms of different caliber by Azerbaijani side at border positions of the Armenian army were registered," the defense ministry said.
On Saturday, April 2, the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh rapidly deteriorated when the parties to the Karabakh conflict accused each other of violating truce along the front line. The claims came from defense authorities of Armenia and of Azerbaijan.
On April 5 Azerbaijan’s Chief of Staff Col. Gen. Nadjmeddin Sadykov and his Armenian counterpart Col. Gen. Yury Khachaturov in Moscow with Russia’s mediation. At the talks the sides reached an agreement on cessation of hostilities at the contact line between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces. On the same day, the defense ministries of the two countries announced that the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh would start at 12am local time.
Though the ceasefire largely holds, both sides continue to report occasional violations of ceasefire on the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh.