Armenia-Azerbaijan agreement on talks in Brussels

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The leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan will meet in Brussels in mid-December to discuss tensions between the two countries, which have led to border clashes, a spokesman for European Council President Charles Michel said on Friday. with Reuters.

“The leaders agreed to meet in Brussels to discuss the regional situation and ways to overcome tensions aimed at prosperity and stability in the South Caucasus, which the EU also supports,” the spokesman said.

The meeting is set to take place on the sidelines of the EU Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels on 15 December.

The announcement came after talks between Michel and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nicole Pasinian on Friday.

“During the telephone conversations, the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan also agreed to establish a direct line of communication, at the level of Defense Ministers, to act as a crisis prevention mechanism,” the spokesman said.

The European Union (EU) on Wednesday urged both countries to withdraw their troops and respect the ceasefire agreed the day before, following reports that seven Azerbaijani soldiers had been killed in border clashes.

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Source From: Capital

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