Azerbaijani FM had phone conversation with his Iranian counterpart

  15 October 2020    Read: 565
 Azerbaijani FM had phone conversation with his Iranian counterpart

On October 15, 2020, a telephone conversation took place between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Jeyhun Bayramov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif, AzVision.az reports citing the Press Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov informed his Iranian colleague on the latest situation in the region. He noted that despite the humanitarian ceasefire reached during the meeting in Moscow, the Armenian armed forces continue shelling the Azerbaijani civilian population and infrastructures, cities, located far from the conflict zone. Minister stressed that such indiscriminate targeting of civilians using rockets and artillery, including missile attacks on Ganja, caused serious casualties among the peaceful population. Minister particularly noted that this morning Tartar region of Azerbaijan was again targeted by the armed forces of Armenia and as a result of artillery shelling 3 civilians killed and 5 seriously wounded.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov stressed that the political-military leadership of Armenia bears full responsibility for these war crimes.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed his serious concern over the escalation in the region and the loss of civilian lives. Minister stressed that Iran as the neighboring country is interested in ensuring peace and stability in the region and underlined the importance of a peaceful solution to the conflict.


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