Germany on Sunday called for an “immediate” halt to the fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani separatists over the Nagorny Karabakh region, saying the conflict can only be resolved through dialogue.
For all the latest headlines follow our Google News channel online or via the app.
“I call on both parties to the conflict to immediately stop all hostilities, especially the shelling of villages and towns,” Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in a statement, voicing “alarm” at reports of civilian casualties.
He urged a return to talks to resolve the dispute over the breakaway region, saying that the so-called Minsk Group “stood ready” to help.
France, Russia and the United States have mediated peace efforts as the Minsk Group but the last big push for peace collapsed in 2010.
“The conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region can only be resolved through negotiations,” added the German foreign minister, whose country currently holds the rotating EU presidency.
Turkey's Erdogan criticizes Armenian leadership, expresses solidarity with AzerbaijanTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday called on Armenia's people to take hold of their future against “leadership that is dragging them to ... World News
Turkey says it will support Azerbaijan in clashes with ArmeniaTurkey on Sunday vowed complete support for Baku and called on Armenia to give up its “aggression” after heavy fighting erupted in Azerbaijan's ... World News
Armenia declares martial law and mobilization amid Azerbaijan clashesArmenia has declared martial law and total military mobilization following clashes with Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Armenian Prime ... World News