UN Secretary General calls on Azerbaijan and Armenia to cease fire

UN Secretary General calls on Azerbaijan and Armenia to cease fire
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  • calendar-gray 14 July 2020

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on Azerbaijan and Armenia to end the confrontation and start resolving the conflict, APA reports.

The statement came from UN Secretary General's Spokesman Stephane Dujarric.

"The Secretary-General urges an immediate end to the fighting and calls on all involved to take immediate steps to de-escalate the situation and refrain from provocative rhetoric," reads the statement.

The Secretary-General has taken note of the statement issued today by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group Co-Chairs, and reiterates his full support for their efforts to address this dangerous situation and search for a peaceful, negotiated settlement to the long-standing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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