“The Armenian leadership was consciously disrupting the process of negotiations. The statement of the Armenian leadership that "Nagorno Garabagh is Armenia" dealt a serious blow to the talks, while his statement "Azerbaijan should negotiate with Nagorno Garabagh" is an attempt to change the format of the talks, which is also unacceptable, as stated by the leadership of the Minsk Group,” said President Ilham Aliyev during a phone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron, APA reports.
Azerbaijani President noted that Armenian leadership is deliberately disrupting the negotiation process. The statement of the Armenian leadership that "Nagorno Garabagh is Armenia" made serious blow to the negotiations. The statement "Azerbaijan should negotiate with Nagorno Garabagh" is an attempt to change the format of negotiations, which is also unacceptable and this is also stated by the leadership of the Minsk Group.
During the telephone conversation, the head of state highlighted the course of events related to the ongoing military provocation committed by Armenia against Azerbaijan on September 27, noting that our civilians and our servicemen were killed as a result of heavy artillery fire on the positions of the Azerbaijani armed forces and settlements along the frontline, and the Azerbaijani Armed Forces are conducting successful counter-offensives in response.
The Azerbaijani President noted that the political and military leadership of Armenia bears responsibility for the further development of events related to the military provocation of Armenia.