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Armenia: Azerbaijan

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL1242, tabled on 21 June 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made as to whether Azerbaijan has withdrawn all its forces from the territory of the Republic of Armenia; what is their position on the withdrawal of Azerbaijani troops; and what plans they have (1) to discuss the withdrawal of troops with the government of Azerbaijan, and (2) work with the governments of France, Canada, Belgium and the USA to support that withdrawal.

Answered on

5 July 2021

The UK Government is closely monitoring the situation on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border following an increase in tensions. Through the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and bilateral engagement in Baku and Yerevan, UK officials continue to urge the Armenian and Azerbaijani authorities to settle all outstanding matters including the peaceful negotiation of their borders.