On the initiative of the French side, a telephone conversation took place May 16 between Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian, Report informs referring to the press service of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry.
The ministers discussed the recent tensions on the Azerbaijan-Armenia border.
Jeyhun Bayramov said that after a long period, measures were taken to strengthen the border with Armenia, including the deployment of Azerbaijani border troops on the territory of the country, noting Azerbaijan’s constructive approach to resolving differences and tensions between the parties and stressing that the leadership of the State Border Service was immediately sent to the region and negotiated with the opposite side.
The Azerbaijani foreign minister also stressed the inadmissibility of exaggerating and politicizing tensions at the border and the importance of resolving such issues through negotiations.
The ministers also exchanged views on post-conflict issues.