German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in a telephone conversation with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, supported the statement of the Presidents of Russia, the United States and France on the need for an immediate end to hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh.
This was reported to reporters by the representative of the Cabinet of Ministers of Germany Ulrike Demmer.
“The Chancellor expressed concern about the ongoing clashes and the growing number of victims. She stressed that all parties must immediately cease hostilities and resume negotiations. She supported in all respects the statement of the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Russia, the United States and France) on October 1, “Demmer quoted TASS as saying.
Earlier, Pashinyan and Merkel had a telephone conversation.
On October 1, the presidents of Russia, the United States and France, Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron, adopted a joint statement on the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh.
The leaders “condemn in the strongest terms the escalation of violence taking place on the line of contact in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.”