Minister of Foreign Affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan’s phone conversation with the United States Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun05 October, 2020
On October 5, a phone conversation was held between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and the United States Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun.
The sides exchanged views on the recent developments in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone.
Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan briefed the Deputy Secretary of State Biegun on deliberate targeting of the civilian population and infrastructures by Azerbaijan’s armed forces, resulting in human casualties and material damage.
Foreign Minister drew the attention of Deputy Secretary of State Biegun to use of weaponry, prohibited by relevant international conventions by Azerbaijan during the military hostilities, and strongly condemned those actions.
Deputy Secretary of State Biegun stressed the importance of the immediate cessation of hostilities and close cooperation with the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair countries in this regard.