Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for an end to the bloody confrontations between separatists backed by Armenia and Azerbaijani forces in the Nagorno Karabakh region. And he said
Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for an end to the bloody confrontations between separatists supported by the Russian Federation Armenia Azerbaijani forces are in the Nagorno Karabakh region.
“It is important to make all necessary efforts to avoid an escalation of the confrontation, but the main thing is the necessity of ending the confrontations,” Putin said, according to a Kremlin statement after a phone call with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.
The brief statement added, “The Russian side expressed its grave concern for the renewal of the fighting on a large scale.”
This comes in the wake of the outbreak of clashes, this morning, between the forces of Armenia and Azerbaijan; Because of Nagorno Karabakh region, which is located within Azerbaijan, but is administered by people of Armenian origin.
وشنت AzerbaijanOn Sunday, a bombing campaign against the separatist Nagorno Karabakh region, according to what was reported by Armenian separatists, who announced the downing of two military helicopters of the Azerbaijani army.
The clashes have raised concerns about instability in the South Caucasus, a corridor for pipelines that carry oil and gas to world markets.
Following the clashes, Hikmat Hajiyev, Assistant to the President, announced Azerbaijan, Parliament approved the application of martial law across the country and imposed a curfew, on Sunday.