No:388/20, Information of the Press Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the telephone conversation between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov and the UK Minister for European Neighborhood and the Americas, Wendy Morton
On October 28, 2020, Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov had a telephone conversation with Wendy Morton, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Minister for European Neighborhood, and the Americas of the United Kingdom.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov informed his interlocutor on the deliberate targeting of civilian Azerbaijani population in gross violation of the agreed ceasefire for the third time, as well as the norms of international humanitarian law. He stressed that Armenia’s missile attacks at the Barda city situated far away from the conflict zone constitutes a war crime and crime against humanity. Minister emphasized that Armenian leadership bears full responsibility for the heinous attacks against the peaceful population of Azerbaijan.
Wendy Morton, in her turn, expressed serious concern over the civilian casualties and noted the inadmissibility of attacks against civilians, and stressed the importance of decreasing tensions in the region.