Tuesday, 20 Oct 2020

Trump commented on the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh

US President Donald trump commented on the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh, where fighting resumed on the morning of September 27. He said this at a press conference, RIA Novosti reports.

The United States is closely monitoring the situation, trump said. He promised to see if Washington could stop the conflict from escalating. “We have good relations in that region,” the American leader added.
Earlier, the United States called on Yerevan and Baku to abandon bellicose rhetoric and actions that could worsen the situation. In addition, Washington is ready to assist Armenia and Azerbaijan in resolving the situation.

The new escalation of the conflict between the two countries became known on the morning of September 27. Azerbaijan and Armenia exchanged mutual accusations of escalating the conflict.

In 1991, Nagorno-Karabakh, populated mainly by Armenians, declared independence from Azerbaijan. Baku tried to return the region by force, and war broke out. In 1994, Azerbaijan, Armenia and the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic signed a Protocol of truce with the mediation of Russia. Periodically