On September 27, with the initiative of the opposite side, the telephone conversation took place between Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov.

During the telephone conversation, the Russian FM expressed his concern over the situation in the region and stressed the importance of the restoration of the ceasefire.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov noted that, on 27 September, violating the ceasefire regime, the armed forces of Armenia shelled the positions of Azerbaijan along the line of contact with the large-caliber weapons, mortars launchers, as well as various artillery and thus, launched another aggression against Azerbaijan, which is the continuation of the purposeful provocative activities conducted by Armenia over the recent months.

It was noted that the armed forces of Armenia have been met with appropriate countermeasures within the right of self-defense in order to ensure the security of the civilian population.