US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, touching on US positions regarding the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, said: “When it comes to sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence, we support these issues on behalf of all interested parties.”
At a press conference at Lotte Palace Hotel in New York, Blinken answered questions on the agenda.
The question of the correspondent of Agentsva Anadolu (AA) was raised: “We see that the United States is closely monitoring negotiations in Karabakh. In its telephone conversation with the Prime Minister of Armenia (Nikol) Pashinyan, you conveyed that the United States is fully supported by sovereignty, independence and territorial The integrity of Armenia. Do you also recognize the right of Azerbaijan to restore its territorial integrity, including in Karabakh, and do you support it? “
noting that this week he had the opportunity to talk with Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, Blinken added that he handed them his concern about the development of events in the region.
Blinken said that the United States opens against the use of force and that it is an obstacle to peaceful efforts.
According to him, a fair and strong world will be very beneficial for both countries, and such a world will become a “powerful change for the better in the course of history after a three -year conflict.”
The minister explained that on this issue he is in close contact with the parties and the European Union (EU). Paying attention to negotiations between representatives of Azerbaijan and Armenians Karabakh, which took place in the last 24 hours, Blinken emphasized the importance of negotiations and diplomacy.
US Secretary of State Blinken noted the US position on the territorial integrity and sovereignty of countries: “When it comes to sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence, we support these issues on behalf of all interested parties.”