Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan – Head of the Foreign Policy Department of the Presidential Administration, Hikmat Hajiyev met with the Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia, Armen Grigoryan, in the United States, US national security advisor Jake Sullivan said on Twitter.

“Today, I hosted Hikmat Hajiyev and Armen Grigoryan for direct and constructive talks. We discussed the importance of avoiding further violence and pursuing time-bound and focused negotiations. We also identified concrete steps forward in support of a stable and lasting peace,” Sullivan tweeted.