Armenia-Azerbaijan: EU calls for immediate cessation of hostilities along Line of Contact

Armenia-Azerbaijan: EU calls for immediate cessation of hostilities along Line of Contact

August 4, 2022

The European Union has called for an immediate cessation of the hostilities which have broken out between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces around the Lachin corridor and other places along the Line of Contact. “Regrettably, these clashes already led to loss of life and injuries,” said a statement issued on 3 August.

“It is essential to de-escalate, fully respect the ceasefire and return to the negotiating table to seek negotiated solutions,” the statement added.

“The European Union remains committed to help overcome tensions and continue its engagement towards sustainable peace and stability in the South Caucasus,” it concluded.

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