Foreign Ministers of Russia and France Sergey Lavrov and Jean-Yves Le Drian discussed the development of the situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone during phone talks.
According to the press service of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the interlocutors expressed serious concern over the ongoing large-scale hostilities and called for speedy and complete ceasefire and de-escalation. “The fact that there are no alternatives to a diplomatic solution to the conflict and the need for agreed actions of the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group in the future were highlighted. The possible scenarios of further development of the situation were discussed.
Lavrov and Le Drian particularly mentioned the need for the conflicting parties to show political will and stop the hostilities,” the press service reported.