UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Armenia and Azerbaijan to take immediate steps to de-escalate tensions and show maximum restraint, his spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.
According to the statement, The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about reports of renewed fighting along the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. He calls on the sides to take immediate steps to deescalate tensions, exercise maximum restraint and resolve any outstanding issues through dialogue and within existing formats. He also urges them to fully implement previously reached agreements. The Secretary-General expresses support to all ongoing mediation efforts in the region
He also urges them to fully implement previous agreements. The Secretary-General expresses his support for all ongoing mediation efforts in the region.