Phone conversation of the Foreign Minister of Armenia with UK Minister of State for European Affairs

15 September, 2022

On September 15, Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan held a phone conversation with Leo Docherty, Minister of State for European Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Development of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan presented to his interlocutor the situation resulting from the large-scale aggression unleashed by Azerbaijan on the sovereign territory of Armenia. It was especially emphasized that Azerbaijan deliberately targets the peaceful population and civil infrastructures, which is a gross violation of international law.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia emphasized the unacceptability of the statements equating the sides and the importance of clear, unequivocal and targeted condemnation of Azerbaijan's aggression by the international community, including the United Kingdom.

Minister Mirzoyan added that Azerbaijan is torpedoing the efforts of the Armenian side to establish stability and peace in the region attempting to achieve its maximalist objectives through use of force. He also emphasized the imperative of the return of the Azerbaijani armed forces to their starting positions and the need to exclude new military operations by Azerbaijan.

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