Despite the cease-fire agreement, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry says Armenian forces periodically fire on positions of the Azerbaijani army.
Baku said the solider was killed due to provocations by Armenia's armed forces and that full responsibility lies with Yerevan's political and military leaders.
Armenia confirms the capture which Azerbaijan Defense Ministry says occurred when the troops “attempted to cross the border and place mines” on supply routes leading to Azerbaijani positions.
The exchange was facilitated by Russian peacekeepers who have been deployed to Nagorno-Karabakh for five years under the peace deal.
The rival Caucasus nations have been locked in some of the fiercest clashes over Karabakh after it was occupied by Armenians in the 1990s after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Azerbaijan and Armenia are accusing one another of firing directly into each other's territory and reject pressure to hold peace talks.
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