Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan ready for talks on delimitation of border with Armenia
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev stressed the delimitation of the border with Armenia must be conducted in accordance with the trilateral Karabakh statement. He made such a statement during the telephone conversation with National Security Adviser to the President of the United States Jake Sullivan.
"Sullivan expressed his concerns over the recent tension on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border and stressed the importance of peaceful resolution of such disagreements. He also underscored the need for constructive discussions between the sides for the demarcation of the international border. Jake Sullivan conveyed the United States' commitment to achieving reconciliation in the region," the Azerbaijani presidential press service reported.
Ilham Aliyev stated that Azerbaijan is "committed to ensuring peace and stability in the region."
"The President of Azerbaijan positively evaluated the post-conflict situation in the region, noting that the situation in the region, including the Azerbaijani-Armenian border, has been stable for six months since the end of the conflict," the press service noted.
Ilham Aliyev stressed the need for commencing talks on the delimitation of the international border between Azerbaijan and Armenia, and emphasized the importance of this process to be conducted in accordance with the trilateral statement dated November 10, 2020.
"President Ilham Aliyev noted that Armenia's inadequate response to border tensions and attempts to internationalize the issue could lead to increased tensions in the region, and stressed the importance of peacefully resolving all disputes within the negotiation process," the statement reads.