Armenia and Azerbaijan urged to honor truce after helicopter shot down

November 13, 2014 2:58 PM

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BAKU/YEREVAN (Reuters) - The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to honor their 20-year-old truce on Thursday, after Azeri forces shot down a military helicopter from a disputed region controlled by ethnic Armenians.

The incident on Wednesday was the first of its kind since a 1994 ceasefire was agreed after a war between the two countries over Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway region of Azerbaijan.

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