The U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has welcomed the efforts made to reach a permanent political settlement to Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
In a phone call with Armenian Prime Minister (PM) Nicol Pashinyan today, Blinnken underlined the importance of the U.S.-Armenia bilateral partnership.
“Glad to speak with Armenian Prime Minister Nicol Pashinyan,” U.S. Secretary of State tweeted following the phone call.
“Armenia is an important partner, and we encourage its democratic development. We welcome efforts to achieve a lasting political settlement to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict,” he added.
Glad to speak with Armenian Prime Minister @NikolPashinyan today. Armenia is an important partner, and we encourage its democratic development. We welcome efforts to achieve a lasting political settlement to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
— Secretary Antony Blinken (@SecBlinken) March 6, 2021
It is worth mentioning that, last November, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Russia signed an agreement to end the military conflict over the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh.
It follows six weeks of fighting between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenians.