BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 20. There is no need to hold a meeting of the UN Security Council on Karabakh, Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan and Head of the Foreign Policy Department of the Presidential Administration Hikmet Hajiyev said at a press briefing, Trend reports.
He noted that the international community and Azerbaijan's partners are constantly informed about these issues.
"The legitimate concern of the Republic of Azerbaijan has been brought to their attention. We do not believe that unilateral statements serve a peaceful agenda," Hajiyev said.
The official stressed that he did not see it necessary to involve the UN.
He noted that such important issues need to be resolved at the local level.
"Even if a meeting is held, it will be neither useful nor effective. We wouldn't want this situation to get any worse. Therefore, there is no need to hold this meeting. If it takes place, Azerbaijan is ready to express its legitimate concern," Hikmet Hajiyev said.
In order to ensure the provisions of the Trilateral Statement, to stop large-scale provocations in the Karabakh economic region, to disarm and withdraw formations of the Armenian armed forces from the territories of Azerbaijan, to neutralize their military infrastructure, to ensure the safety of the peaceful population returning to the territories liberated from occupation, civil servants involved in construction and reconstruction works, and our military personnel, as well as to restore the constitutional order of the Republic of Azerbaijan, anti-terrorist measures have been launched in the region.
Taking into account the appeal of the representatives of the Armenian population of Karabakh through the Russian peacekeeping contingent, on September 20, 2023, at 13:00 (GMT+4), an agreement was reached on the cessation of local anti-terrorist activities under the following conditions: Armenian armed forces formations, illegal Armenian armed formations located in Azerbaijan's Karabakh region, lay down their weapons, leave their combat positions and military posts, and completely disarm, Armenian armed forces formations leave the territory of Azerbaijan, illegal Armenian armed formations are disbanded.