The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation is seriously concerned about the escalation of the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border on July 12, says the statement issued by the Russian MFA, APA's Moscow bureau reports.
"According to the received information, military operations are underway, artillery is being used, and there are dead and wounded. We express our condolences to the families and relatives of the victims.
We think that escalation, which threatens the security of the region, is unacceptable. We call on the parties to exercise restraint and adhere to the ceasefire.
In turn, the Russian Foreign Ministry is ready to provide the necessary assistance to stabilize the situation," says the statement.