Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Armenian counterpart Zohrab Mnatsakanyan held phone conversation, APA’s Moscow correspondent reports citing Russian Foreign Ministry.
The situation in the Nagorno Garabagh conflict zone was discussed during the telephone conversation.
S.Lavrov expressed his concern over the ongoing large-scale military operations on the line of contact and the information received about casualities.
The need for a ceasefire soon is emphasized.
It was noted that Russia, along with other co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, will continue its mediation efforts to stabilize the situation.
The Russian Foreign Ministry also said that preparations are underway for Lavrov's talks with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov.