13 April 2024 / 15:49 RU

    Situation in Nagorno-Karabakh 'too prone to violence' – State Department

    There has always been urgency to bring about peace between Armenia and Azerbaijan, U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price told a press briefing on Thursday, describing the situation as “delicate”.

    He was asked to comment on the U.S. intelligence report which predicts tension between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the absence of a peace treaty and how much urgency the report adds on in terms of the U.S. efforts to bring about peace.

    “There’s always been urgency with this,” the spokesman said. “And there’s been urgency because this is a delicate situation.”

    “It’s a situation that is far too prone to violence, as we’ve seen in recent days in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, and it is a longstanding conflict that the United States would like to do everything we can to support its resolution.

    “We’re going to continue to do that by working bilaterally with these countries, trilaterally with Armenia and Azerbaijan, supporting their own efforts at dialogue and diplomacy, but also through all appropriate mechanisms to help these countries themselves conduct the diplomacy and reach the agreements that we hope that they will be able to make,” Price noted.


    10 March 2023 / 14:49