OSCE MG Co-Chairs called on Azerbaijan, Armenia to negotiate for borders delimitation
The OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs call on Armenia and Azerbaijan to take immediate steps to de-escalate the situation and to begin negotiations to delimitate and demarcate the border, the statement of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs said, Trend reports.
The Co-Chairs note with concern several recent reports of incidents on the non-demarcated Armenia-Azerbaijan border.
“The use or threat of force to resolve border disputes is not acceptable,” said the statement.
The Co-Chairs express their readiness to assist in advancing the process of delimitation and demarcation and call on the parties to implement in full the commitments undertaken under with the November 10 ceasefire declaration Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported earlier that a reconnaissance-sabotage group of Armenian Armed Forces undertook an attempt to enter Azerbaijan’s territory in the direction of the Yukhary Ayrim settlement of Azerbaijan’s Kalbajar district near the state border on May 27.
The group attempted to carry out reconnaissance sabotage operations and terrorist activities aimed at mining roads. It was detected. As a result of immediate operational measures, 6 Armenian servicemen who tried to mine the roads leading to the positions of the Azerbaijani Army on the border were besieged, rendered harmless, and detained.