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Minister for Europe statement on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

David Lidington calls for all sides to halt the fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh

Minister for Europe David Lidington said:

I am appalled and highly concerned by the upsurge in fighting in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone and by the resulting loss of life. It is essential that the sides act urgently to halt the fighting and exercise restraint subsequently. I call upon both Armenia and Azerbaijan to engage constructively and intensively in the search for a negotiated peaceful settlement through the Minsk Group process.

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