Fresh clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia erupted on September 27, and since then Armenia has repeatedly attacked Azerbaijani civilians and forces, even violating three humanitarian ceasefires since October 10.
Armenia's army has continued to suffer losses amid its attacks on Azerbaijani soldiers and settlement areas in and around Nagorno-Karabakh front despite the ceasefire.
About 20 percent of Azerbaijan's territory – including Nagorno-Karabakh and seven adjacent regions – has been under illegal Armenian occupation since 1991. Three ceasefires agreed since the fresh fighting began on September 27 have failed to hold.
Earlier in the day, Baku shot down two Armenian warplanes, Azerbaijan's Defence Ministry said.
At least 21 civilians killed, 70 others wounded in the attack Baku blames on Yerevan. A ceasefire implemented earlier this week has failed to take hold as both sides accuse each other of violations.
He said that European fascism had entered a new phase with attacks on the rights of Muslims, referring to a recent police raid on a mosque in Germany's Berlin.
US Secretary of State Pompeo aims to press on with mediation efforts to end the conflict in the region.
The agreement to temporary humanitarian ceasefire comes hours after Armenia attacked Azerbaijan's Ganja, killing at least 13 civilians, including children, and injuring dozens others.
Azerbaijan's Defence Ministry said a missile fired by Armenian forces hit an area near Orduba, in Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan region, on Thursday.
Both Christian Armenians and Muslim Azerbaijanis view the fertile valleys and mountains of Nagorno-Karabakh as their ancestral lands.
The enthusiasm Azerbaijanis display for the Turks appears mutual: hundreds have been driving around Istanbul in organised rallies and flying the two majority Muslim nations' flags since the latest occupied Karabakh hostilities resumed.
Azerbaijan's Defence Ministry has accused Yerevan of repeatedly violating a Russian-mediated ceasefire. Both sides have blamed the other for breaking the humanitarian truce.
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