© Reuters. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with an Armenian delegation including Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan and a delegation with Azerbaijan including Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, in New York City, New York, United States September 19, 2022.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken stressed the need to prevent further hostile acts between Armenia and Azerbaijan during a meeting in New York with the foreign ministers of the two countries on Monday, a State Department spokeswoman said. delivery said.
Describing the meeting as “the first direct negotiation since the recent skirmish” between the two sides, spokesman Ned Price said the leaders “discussed next steps and (Blinken) encouraged encourage the parties to meet again before the end of the month.”