Zarif to travel to Armenia, Azerbaijan on May 25

May 24, 2021 – 14:08 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will pay a visit to Azerbaijan and on Tuesday, May 25, local media cited Ministry spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh as saying on Monday.

No further details are available at the moment.

Acting Armenian Foreign Minister Ara Aivazian met on Monday, May 24 with Iranian Ambassador to Abbas Badakhshan Zohouri to discuss peace and security in the region. Aivazian stressed the need for the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces from the territory of the Republic of Armenia.

On the morning of May 12, the armed forces of Azerbaijan violated the border of Armenia in the southern province of Syunik, advancing 3.5 kilometers and surrounding Sev Lake, which is situated on the border between the two countries but is predominantly a part of Armenia. On May 13, the Azerbaijani military committed more border violations against Armenia, advancing near Vardenis (Gegharkunik province) and Sisian (Syunik province).

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