European Union External Action

Statement by the Spokesperson on a helicopter incident in the context of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Bruxelles, 12/11/2014 - 00:00, UNIQUE ID: 141112_02
Statements by the Spokesperson

Following reports of a cease-fire breach on 12 November 2014 along the Line of Contact, in which a military helicopter is reported to have been shot down, it is essential that all sides show restraint and avoid any actions or statements which could escalate the situation. Furthermore, we call for an investigation into this incident.

The European Union reiterates its full support to the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group and the three Co-Chairs. Both sides have to strictly respect the ceasefire, to refrain from the use of force or any threat thereof, and to resume efforts towards a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Catherine Ray +32 498 96 99 21 / +32 2 296 99 21 – Catherine.Ray@ec.europa.eu@CatherineEUspox

Maja Kocijancic +32 498 984 425 / +32 2 298 65 70 – Maja.Kocijancic@ec.europa.eu@MajaEUspox

Eamonn Prendergast +32 460 75 32 93 – Eamonn.Prendergast@ec.europa.eu

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