Azerbaijan FM talks on phone with High Representative of EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Baku, April 5 AZERTAC

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov talked on the phone with Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on the recent tension in the frontline.

Elmar Mammadyarov stressed that Armenian armed forces targeting civil objects and civilians densely residing in the territories adjacent to the frontline area open intensive heavy weapons fire at the positions of Azerbaijan’s armed forces along the line of contact and as a result, a number of civilians were killed and wounded.

Minister emphasized that illegal presence of Armenian armed forces in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan remains a main cause for the escalation of situation and underlined that in order to ease the tension and achieve progress in the settlement Armenian forces must be withdrawn from all occupied territories of Azerbaijan.

Minister added that serious political process should start in the settlement of the conflict.

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