Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has called his Armenian counterpart, Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, and expressed Greece's readiness to assist in de-escalating the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says.
Fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces has erupted again over the disputed separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh and a top territorial official says 16 people have been killed and more than 100 others wounded.
During the phone call, Dendias condemned the loss of lives and reaffirmed the strong bonds of friendship between the two countries.
NATO has called for an immediate end to the hostilities.
In call w/ #Armenia FM @ZMnatsakanyan,FM @NikosDendias reaffirmed strong bonds of friendship b/w Greece and Armenia. .Condemned loss of lives& expressed Greece's readiness to assist efforts for immediate de-escalation in #NagornoKarabakh/Τηλ.συνομιλία ΥΠΕΞ Ν.Δένδια με ΥΠΕΞ Αρμενίας@MFAofArmenia
— Υπουργείο Εξωτερικών (@GreeceMFA) September 27, 2020