Armed confrontations between Armenia and Azerbaijan a dangerous escalation – Josep Borrell

Last night’s armed confrontations between Armenia and Azerbaijan is a dangerous escalation that needs to stop, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell said in a twitter post.

“We urge immediate cessation of hostilities and return to the negotiation table. EU is in touch with both sides to contribute to de-escalation,” Borrell said.

At least 49 Armenian servicemen have been confirmed dead as a result of the large-scale provocation unleashed by Azerbaijan against the sovereign territory of Armenia.

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