Russian FM Sergey Lavrov calls on Armenia and Azerbaijan immediately to cease fire

Russian FM Sergey Lavrov calls on Armenia and Azerbaijan  immediately to cease fire
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  • calendar-gray 13 July 2020

Russia Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed the situation on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border with his Azerbaijani and Armenian counterparts and called on Baku and Yerevan to stop all hostilities, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday, APA's Moscow bureau reports.

"The aggravation of the situation on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border was discussed. 

Lavrov called on the two sides to immediately cease fire and show restraint given the commitments they have assumed and proposals of representatives of Russia, the US, and France, as co-chairs of Minsk group and personal representative of the acting OSCE chair," the ministry said.

Russia will continue acting as a mediator in its contacts with Baku and Yerevan, the ministry said.

Farid Akbarov

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