No:288/21, 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 EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Toivo Klaar
On July 29, 2021, Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov had a telephone conversation with EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Toivo Klaar.
The sides exchanged views on the implementation of trilateral statements and the current situation in the region.
The EU Special Representative expressed concern over tensions on the border between the two states.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov said that provocations were committed by Armenia in the border area of the two states in recent days, as a result of which one Azerbaijani serviceman was killed on July 23 and two Azerbaijani servicemen were injured on July 28. It was brought to the attention of the opposite side that the Azerbaijani Armed Forces responded to these military provocations and protected Azerbaijan's international borders.
It was emphasized that Armenia must put an end to such irresponsible actions and fulfill its obligations.
It was brought to the attention of the EU Special Representative that Azerbaijan is not interested in border tensions and supports a diplomatic solution to these issues.
The sides also discussed other issues of mutual interest.