UN to hold emergency meeting on Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Tuesday behind closed doors on the ethnic Armenian region of Nagorno-Karabakh, where fierce fighting has raged since the weekend.

VOV, VOVworld, UN, emergency meeting, Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict, Nagorno-Karabakh, UN, emergency meeting, Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict, Nagorno-KarabakhAzeri troops conducting a combat operation during clashes between Armenian separatists and Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh (An image from the website of the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry on September 28, 2020) (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Germany and France requested the meeting and other European council members, including Belgium, Britain and Estonia, immediately supported the idea.

Russia, Iran, Spain, and Turkey have called for a ceasefire, and the EU has called for an immediate cessation of hostilities, de-escalation, and a strict observance of the ceasefire.

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