Secretary Blinken’s Call with Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today about Azerbaijan’s military actions in Nagorno-Karabakh and reaffirmed U.S. support for Armenia’s sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity. The Secretary expressed the United States’ deep concern for the ethnic Armenian population in Nagorno-Karabakh. He underscored the United States is calling on Azerbaijan to protect civilians and uphold its obligations to respect the human rights and fundamental freedoms of the residents of Nagorno-Karabakh and to ensure its forces comply with international humanitarian law.