Cyprus FM calls on all sides in Nagorno-Karabakh to cease hostilities

Cyprus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called on all sides in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh to cease hostilities. In a telephone conversation with his Armenian counterpart Zohrab Mnatsakanyan Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides has conveyed the Cyprus government's support towards efforts to resolve the dispute in a peaceful manner on the basis of international law and has condemned all actions contrary to this direction.

In a press release the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses "deep concern at the heightening of tensions that has been taking place since yesterday in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh and condemns the breach of the ceasefire by Azerbaijan, that has led to intense fighting and resulted in casualties also amongst the civilian population.


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