France completely condemns Azerbaijan’s launch of a navy operation in Nagorno-Karabakh, with the usage of heavy weapons, together with towards residential areas. Such unilateral motion, which threatens the hundreds of civilians already affected by months of unlawful blockade and runs counter to the worldwide group’s efforts to succeed in a negotiated settlement, can’t be justified beneath any pretext.
France calls on Azerbaijan to stop its offensive instantly and return to compliance with worldwide legislation.
It is going to maintain Azerbaijan solely accountable for the destiny of Nagorno-Karabakh’s civilian populations.
France asks for an emergency convening of a United Nations Safety Council assembly. It’s in shut session with its European and American companions to ensure that a powerful response to be offered to this unacceptable offensive, commensurate with the dangers it poses to the area’s safety.