Iran is ready to make any assistance for settlement of the contradictions between Yerevan and Azerbaijan, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said, according to the Iranian media.

Khatibzadeh expressed concern and regret over the border tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia and over the deaths and injuries of servicemen. Iranian official stated that the escalation and clashes must be stopped as soon as possible and peace must be maintained in the South Caucasus.