The situation on the border of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia is calming down

Monday 13 July 2020 - 21:49

ISWNews Analysis Group: A few hours after the last clashes this morning, the situation on the border between the two countries has calmed down.

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev confirmed this in a video conference with senior army commanders this evening, accusing Armenia of unilaterally violating the ceasefire by suddenly opening artillery fire on Azerbaijani territory.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, at today’s cabinet meeting also accused Baku officials of creating controversy in order to avoid internal problems.

The European Union and the Russian government in separate statements expressed concern about the escalation of tensions in the South Caucasus and called on the two governments to avoid further tensions.

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