James Warlick expects step forward from Armenian and Azerbaijani FMs meeting
YEREVAN, JANUARY 23, ARMENPRESS. The U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Ambassador James Warlick is hopeful that the upcoming meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Armenia and Azerbaijan will be a step forward. As reports “Armenpress” the diplomat made the following note in his Twitter page: "The Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan will meet in Paris on Friday. Hope it will be a step forward leading to a summit in Feb.”
Previously it was reported that the U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Ambassador James Warlick is concerned about the January 20 incident, which took place in Karabakh-Azerbaijani line of contact, and the current tensions. The diplomat made the following note in his Twitter page: "Violence and tensions along the Line of Contact undermine efforts to bring about a negotiated settlement. Regret today's death."
Simultaneous attempts of penetration by the Azerbaijani subversive groups were recorded between 23:50 and 00:15 on January 19-20 in the north-eastern (Jraberd) and south-eastern (Korgan) directions of the line of contact of the Karabakh-Azerbaijani opposing armies.
The Press Service of the Defense Army of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic informed “Armenpress” that the front units of the Armed Forces of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic noticed the actions of the Azerbaijani subversive groups and started an organized defense in both directions. The rival was thrown back suffering palpable human and material losses.
Junior Sergeant Armen L. Hovhannisyan died from the wounds he received during the exchange of fire in the north-eastern direction.
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