“We are calling for a ceasefire.

We want both (sides - RT) to back up, "RIA Novosti quoted Pompeo as saying in an interview with Fox News.

According to him, the American side spoke with the leaders of both countries urging them to do this.

He also noted that the United States opposes the internationalization of the conflict.

Earlier, White House press secretary Kayleigh Makanani said that the United States calls for an end to hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh and for negotiations between the authorities of Azerbaijan and Armenia.