International efforts to establish ceasefire have failed, Pashinyan says

International efforts to establish ceasefire have failed, Pashinyan says

After Azerbaijan violated a third ceasefire agreement, this time brokered by the United States, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Monday said that international efforts to end the military attacks on Artsakh have failed.

“I would like to state that the efforts of the international community, this time brokered by the United States, to establish a ceasefire, have failed,” the Prime Minister said in a Twitter post, in which tagged President Trump. “As a result of continuous shelling by Azerbaijan, civilians were killed and wounded in Artsakh today.”

The ceasefire agreement announced Sunday by the State Department went into effect at 8 a.m. local time. At 8:45, Azerbaijani forces began shelling Artsakh’s northern front.

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