Egypt ‘concerned’ over tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Ahram Online , Sunday 27 Sep 2020

An image grab taken from a video made available on the official web site of the Armenian Defence Ministry on September 27, 2020. AFP
Egypt has expressed concerns over increasing tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh border region, the foreign ministry said on Sunday.
Fighting between the two countries broke out on Sunday around the separatist region, with both countries claiming civilian casualties.
In its short statement, Egypt called on the two countries to exercise self-restraint.
“Egypt urges all parties to engage in talks to reach a peaceful settlement based on international resolutions and the Minsk Group of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE),” the ministry statement read.
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