The United States has commended Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev for their joint efforts to lay the groundwork for a more peaceful and prosperous future in the region after the two countries announced a prisoner exchange agreement.
United States commends Pashinyan and Aliyev for joint efforts towards peaceful future
STEPANAKERT, DECEMBER 8, ARTSAKHPRESS: “The United States welcomes the announcement by Armenia and Azerbaijan of the release of two Azerbaijani and thirty-two Armenian detainees,” U.S. State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller said in a statement. “This commitment represents an important confidence building measure as the sides work to finalize a peace agreement and normalize relations. We commend Azerbaijani President Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan for their joint efforts to lay the groundwork for a more peaceful and prosperous future for the people of the South Caucasus. The United States will continue to strongly support efforts to reach a durable and dignified peace.”