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Armenia: Medvedev calls for peace in Karabakh at talks with PM Abrahamyan01:33

Armenia: Medvedev calls for peace in Karabakh at talks with PM Abrahamyan

Armenia, Yerevan
April 7, 2016 at 19:57 GMT +00:00 · Published

“The most important thing now is to maintain peace” in Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday at a meeting with his opposite number Hovik Abrahamyan in Yerevan to discuss the escalation of the conflict in the disputed region.

The Armenian prime minister stated that Armenia “will continue to respect all its obligations for the assurance of the security of the Nagorno-Karabakh population." He also emphasised that “the Republic of Armenia, being one of the parties to the agreement of 1994” would “attach great importance to preserving the ceasefire regime."

Abrahamyan blamed Baku for the recent deadly violence saying "on the night from the 1st to the 2nd of April, Azerbaijan started large-scale military operations."

Commenting on the conflict, Medvedev said it was an “unprecedented situation in the period since 1994” and that “this issue is very complicated."

On Friday the Russian prime minister is due to speak with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.

Armenia: Medvedev calls for peace in Karabakh at talks with PM Abrahamyan01:33
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“The most important thing now is to maintain peace” in Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday at a meeting with his opposite number Hovik Abrahamyan in Yerevan to discuss the escalation of the conflict in the disputed region.

The Armenian prime minister stated that Armenia “will continue to respect all its obligations for the assurance of the security of the Nagorno-Karabakh population." He also emphasised that “the Republic of Armenia, being one of the parties to the agreement of 1994” would “attach great importance to preserving the ceasefire regime."

Abrahamyan blamed Baku for the recent deadly violence saying "on the night from the 1st to the 2nd of April, Azerbaijan started large-scale military operations."

Commenting on the conflict, Medvedev said it was an “unprecedented situation in the period since 1994” and that “this issue is very complicated."

On Friday the Russian prime minister is due to speak with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.

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