China News Service, September 28, reported that Azerbaijan and Armenia broke out in a new round of conflicts in the Nagorno-Karabakh region on the 27th, arousing widespread concern from the international community.
Not only countries in the Eurasian region such as Russia and Kazakhstan have expressed serious concerns, the United States, NATO, and the European Union have also called for an immediate ceasefire between the two countries.
US State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said that the US firmly condemned the escalation of the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Naka region and called for an immediate ceasefire between the two countries.
Ortagus issued a statement saying: "The United States firmly condemns the escalation of violence. US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun has called the foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia respectively, calling on the two sides to cease fire and use existing communications to communicate directly and avoid The conflict will further escalate, prevent unnecessary wars of words and actions, and avoid aggravating the current tension."
When talking about the Naka situation on the 27th local time, US President Trump stated that the United States will seek to stop the violent conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
He said that the United States has good relations in the region. "Let's see if we can stop the conflict."
In addition, NATO Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Caucasus and Central Asia, James Appathurai, also stated that the two parties to the Naka conflict should cease fire immediately and resume negotiations to mediate the current situation in a peaceful manner.
European Council President Michele also stated on the 27th that the European Union expressed serious concern over the new round of conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Naka region. The top priority for both sides is to immediately stop military operations to prevent further escalation.
At the same time, immediately resuming negotiations without setting conditions is the only way to solve the problem.
According to reports, a new round of conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan broke out in the Naka region on the 27th. Both sides accused each other of violating the ceasefire agreement and taking the lead in launching a military attack.
Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan announced on the 27th that the Asian government has decided to implement martial law and military mobilization throughout the country.
Azerbaijan’s President Aliyev signed a decree on the 27th, declaring that the country has entered a state of war and imposing martial law across the country.
It is reported that the Naka region is located in southwestern Azerbaijan, and the residents are mostly Armenians. After the disintegration of the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan and Armenia fought a war for Naka. Armenia occupied Naka and the surrounding part of Azerbaijan's territory. In 1994, Azerbaijan and Armenia reached an agreement on a comprehensive ceasefire, but the two countries have been in a state of hostility due to the Naka issue, and armed conflicts between the two countries have occurred from time to time.