In continuation of the discussions held in recent days, the acting Foreign Minister Ara Aivazian held phone talks on Saturday with the chair of the CSTO Council of Foreign Ministers, Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin, and CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas.
The sides had phone talks amid a tense situation near the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.
According to the statement of the Armenian Ministry of Defense, on the morning of May 12, under the pretext of 'clarifying the borders', the Azerbaijani Armed Forces tried to carry out certain work on one of the border areas of Syunik. However, after the measures taken by the Armenian units, the Azerbaijani military stopped working.
On the same day, acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called a meeting of the Security Council, at which he said that this was a sabotage attack by Azerbaijan, that the problem must be resolved through talks. The Security Council meeting was held on May 13, at which Pashinyan announced that he had instructed to start consultations provided for under the CSTO agreement.