The United Nations calls on Yerevan and Baku to show restraint and settle differences peacefully, Deputy Spokesperson of the UN Secretary General Farhan Haq, RIA Novosti reports.

“We are receiving some information now. However, indeed, we are following the reports on the latest outbreak of violence with concern, and we need to verify the reports,” Haq said during a briefing. “At this moment, we call on the sides to show restraint and act in accordance with the trilateral statements of November 9, 2020 and January 11, 2021. We want to avoid the return to any escalation that we have seen earlier,” he added.