Politics 19:50 27/09/2020 Armenia

NATO urges NK conflict sides to 'immediately cease hostilities'

NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia, James Appathurai, on Sunday issued a statement expressing concerns over the large-scale military operations in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone.

“NATO is deeply concerned by reports of large scale military hostilities along the line of contact in the Nagorno-Karabach conflict zone. The sides should immediately cease hostilities, which have already caused civilian casualties. There is no military solution to this conflict. The parties should resume negotiations towards a peaceful resolution. NATO supports the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group,” the statement reads. 

The Azerbaijani military launched a massive cross-border artillery attack on Artsakh early on Sunday, targeting civilian population, shelling the capital city of Stepanakert and surrounding areas. Two civilians, a woman and a child, were killed in Artsakh as a result of the Azerbaijani shelling.



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