After resuming conflicts between Azerbaijan and Armenia, the US Secretary of State spoke on the phone with the leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke by phone with Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the conflicts between Armenia and Azerbaijan. In a written statement from the US State Department, “Foreign Minister Antony Blinken met with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan the previous night to convey our deep concern over the military actions on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border, including the news of the bombardment in Armenia.” statements were included.
In the statement that Blinken emphasized the need for the withdrawal of military forces, it was shared that “Prime Minister Pashinyan assured that the United States will press for an immediate cease of the conflict and a peace agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan.”
On the other hand, in the written statement regarding Blinken’s conversation with Aliyev, it was stated that the concerns about the clashes on the border and the bombardment in Armenia were conveyed.
The statement also added, “Blinken urged President Aliyev to stop hostilities and stressed that the United States will push for an immediate cessation of conflict and a peace agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan.”