YEREVAN, APRIL 23, ARMENPRESS. The OSCE Minsk Group has issued a statement on the situation in the region. “Armenpress” presents the statement completely.
“In the light of recent developments in the region and taking into account the possibility of tension in the line of contact, the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs (Igor Popov of Russia, Stefan Visconti-France and Andrew Sheffern-USA) underline the importance of the ceasefire in this important period, keeping the heavy artillery away from the line.
The Co-Chairs urge the parties to take immediate action to alleviate tensions, as well as wait for the upcoming meeting of the parties to resume intensive negotiations to find a peaceful and lasting solution to the conflict. ”
On April 21, the Artsakh Defense Army stated that the enemy violated the ceasefire regime intensively at the line of contact between the Karabakh and Azerbaijani armed forces. In addition to violating the ceasefire violations in different parts of the contact line, particularly in the eastern and southeastern directions, active movement of live force and military equipment of the Azerbaijani army was observed.