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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on exchanges of fire along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border

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Tuesday, 14 July, 2020, 12:10
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on exchanges of fire along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border

The Secretary-General is deeply concerned by reports of exchanges of fire, including with heavy weaponry, along the Armenia-Azerbaijan international border, which reportedly resulted in fatalities.

The Secretary-General urges an immediate end to the fighting and calls on all involved to take immediate steps to de-escalate the situation and refrain from provocative rhetoric.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General