Pedro Agramunt calls for ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh to be observed
The President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Pedro Agramunt, said that he is extremely worried at the reports of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh and deeply saddened at the loss of life.
He called on both sides to respect the ceasefire and swiftly resume negotiations towards a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
"Armenia and Azerbaijan committed themselves, when joining the Council of Europe in 2001, to use only peaceful means for settling the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict," the PACE President noted.
Agramunt also welcomed the news of a unilateral ceasefire announced by Azerbaijan.
"The Armenian armed troops must withdraw from occupied Azerbaijani territories in compliance with the UN Security Council resolutions," Trend cited him as saying.