No:387/20, Information of the Press Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the telephone conversation of the Minister Jeyhun Bayramov with the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group
On October 28, 2020, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov held telephone conversations with the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs of Russia Igor Popov, US Andrew Schofer, and France Stephane Visconti.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov informed the Co-Chairs on the latest gross violation of the humanitarian ceasefire by the armed forces of Armenia. He stressed the deliberate targeting of the peaceful Azerbaijani population in Barda city on 27-28 October 2020. Minister noted that the armed forces of Armenia treacherously attack innocent civilians, including children and women in the cities located far away from the conflict zone. Minister Jeyhun Bayramov also informed the Co-Chairs on the serious casualties among the civilians as a result of yet another war crime committed by Armenia.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov called the Co-Chairs to condemn these inhuman acts against Azerbaijani civilians.
OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs expressed their concern over the civilian casualties. They underlined the importance of de-escalation in the region and the peaceful settlement of the conflict.