Azerbaijani FM holds a phone conversation with his German counterpart

# 09:07
8 October 2020

On October 7, 2020, a telephone conversation took place between Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Azerbaijan told APA.

The sides exchanged views on the current situation in the region.

The German Foreign Minister expressed his deepest concerns on the escalation of tensions in the region and stressed the importance of political dialogue on the matter.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov informed his counterpart on the latest tensions in the region, especially Armenia’s deliberate shelling of the Azerbaijani civilians and civilian objects. Casualties among the civilian population and destruction of civilian infrastructures as a result of the purposeful targeting by armed forces of Armenia in the Azerbaijani cities located far from the line of contact as well as Armenia's recent attempt to target the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline was brought to the attention of Foreign Minister of Germany. Minister Jeyhun Bayramov informed his interlocutor that thus far 29 Azerbaijani civilians were killed and 144 wounded as a result of Armenia’s shelling.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov emphasized that the implementation of the resolutions of the UN Security Council is necessary for ensuring peace in the region.