Minister Wendy Morton stressed the importance of decreasing tensions in the region and respecting the ceasefire regime.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov said that the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan carried out counter-offensive measures within its internationally recognized borders in response to the new military aggression of Armenia. Noting that the armed forces of Armenia continue to target Azerbaijani civilians and civilian objects, the Minister said that this is another gross violation of international humanitarian law by the occupying state. Stressing that tensions continue in the region, the Minister noted that the full responsibility for the situation lies with the political and military leadership of Armenia.
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