Baku, (UNA-OIC) – Azerbaijan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov has held a phone talk with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell, during which he highlighted Armenia’s latest military provocation against his country.
According to Azertag, the minister drew the EU High Representative’s attention to the deliberate targeting of the civilian population and infrastructure by Armenia’s armed forces, including the rocket shelling of Ganja, the second largest city of Azerbaijan, from the territory of Armenia.
He also noted that 24 Azerbaijani civilians had been killed and 111 injured so far as a result of Armenia’s shelling. Bayramov underlined that the Armenian leadership bore the full responsibility for the escalation of tensions.
On his part, Borrell expressed his deep concern regarding tensions in the region.