- Heavy fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces broke out in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region on Sunday.
- Armenia and Armenian-controlled Nagorno-Karabakh declared martial law, while Azerbaijan ordered its military to mobilise.
- Both sides blamed each other for the worst escalation since 2016, amid reports of casualties.
Here are the latest updates:
13:59 GMT – Azerbaijan introduces martial law and curfew in several regions
Azerbaijan’s parliament has introduced martial law and curfew in several regions after clashes over the Nagorno-Karabakh province.
13:57 GMT – Azerbaijan: Armenia should lay down its arms
Azerbaijan has called on Armenia to lay down its arms and cease its border violations.
If Armenian forces surrender, the prisoners of war and civilian hostages will be treated in line with the Geneva Convention and other international legal norms, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry pledged in a statement.
The statement added that if Armenian forces continue their…