No:162/20, Information of the Press Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan
On July 13, 2020, Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov had a telephone conversation with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
Minister Elmar Mammadyarov informed his counterpart on the prevention of the military provocation by the Armenian armed forces in the direction of Tovuz district along the Azerbaijani-Armenian border and the ongoing tense situation in the region. Noting that all the responsibility for the growing tension in the region lies with Armenia, E. Mammadyarov stressed that in general, the root causes of the problem is the aggressive policy of Armenia and the failure to eliminate the consequences of this policy. He thanked Turkey for its fair position and its statement condemning the recent provocations by Armenia.
Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu noted that Azerbaijan's position is fair, based on the principles of international law, including the UN Charter, the Helsinki Final Act, UN Security Council resolutions, and underlined that Turkey would always stay by Azerbaijan.