MOSCOW (Combined Sources) — On Monday and Tuesday, leaders around the world reacted to the shock ceasefire agreement arrived at by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia.
The office of French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday it was studying the parameters of a ceasefire in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, but said any lasting agreement needed to take into consideration the interests of Armenia.
In a statement, the office also said Turkey should end its provocations in the region and refrain from doing anything that could compromise a future accord.
Macron on Tuesday called for a “lasting political solution” to the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh after Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed a deal to end weeks of fierce fighting, AFP reports.
Macron also urged that Turkey, which backs Azerbaijan, to “end its provocations” in the conflict.
“France firmly calls on Turkey to put an end to its provocations about Nagorno-Karabakh, to show restraint and to do nothing that compromises the possibility of a lasting agreement being negotiated between the parties and within the framework of the Minsk Group,” the French president said.