Russian and Armenian foreign ministers discuss the conflict in Naka by telephone

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 Russian and Armenian foreign ministers discuss the conflict in Naka by telephone


According to a communique issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry on the 4th, the foreign ministers of the two countries discussed a series of issues surrounding the conflict in the Naka region and sought solutions to the problems. The Russian side is concerned about the increasing number of civilian casualties. The communique mentioned the need for a cease-fire in the Naka region as soon as possible.

According to the communique, the foreign ministers of the two countries reiterated their willingness to assist relevant parties to return to the track of resolving the Naka issue through political and diplomatic channels in accordance with the joint statement of the presidents of Russia, the United States and France and under the chairmanship of the Minsk group of the organization for security and cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

A new round of conflict broke out between Armenian and Azerbaijani in the Naka region on September 27. Both sides accused the other party of violating the cease-fire agreement and taking the lead in launching military attacks.

(function(){( window.slotbydup=window .slotbydup||[]).push({id:u5811557,container:ssp_ 5811557, async:true }The Naka region is located in the southwest of Azerbaijan and its residents are mostly Armenian. After the disintegration of the Soviet Union, a war broke out between Armenian and Azerbaijani in order to fight for the Naka area, and Armenian occupied part of the territory originally belonging to Azerbaijan in the Naka area and its surrounding areas. In 1992, the conference on security and cooperation in Europe (the predecessor of the OSCE) established a 12 nation Minsk group with Russia, the United States and France as co chairpersons. Negotiations at different levels on the Naka issue have been held in succession within the framework of the Minsk group, but no substantial progress has been made. In 1994, Azerbaijan and Armenian reached an agreement on a comprehensive cease-fire, but the two countries have been in a state of hostility over the Naka issue, and armed conflicts between the two countries have occurred from time to time. On October 1, the presidents of Russia, the United States and France issued a joint statement on the conflict in the Naka region, strongly condemned the escalation of violence in the contact line of the Naka conflict zone, and called on all parties to the conflict to cease fire and resume negotiations as soon as possible. Source of this article: Yao Wenguang, editor in charge of xinhuanet.com_ NN1682

Naka region is located in the southwest of Azerbaijan, and its residents are mostly Armenian. After the disintegration of the Soviet Union, a war broke out between Armenian and Azerbaijani in order to fight for the Naka area, and Armenian occupied part of the territory originally belonging to Azerbaijan in the Naka area and its surrounding areas. In 1992, the conference on security and cooperation in Europe (the predecessor of the OSCE) established a 12 nation Minsk group with Russia, the United States and France as co chairpersons. Negotiations at different levels on the Naka issue have been held in succession within the framework of the Minsk group, but no substantial progress has been made. In 1994, Azerbaijan and Armenian reached an agreement on a comprehensive cease-fire, but the two countries have been in a state of hostility over the Naka issue, and armed conflicts between the two countries have occurred from time to time.

The presidents of the three countries issued a joint statement on the conflict in Naka on October 1, strongly condemning the escalation of violence on the contact line in the conflict zone, and calling on all parties to the conflict to cease fire as soon as possible and resume negotiations. (finished)