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Government Agency News Press release

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev yesterday to express deep concern for the humanitarian situation in Nagorno-Karabakh. Secretary Blinken underscored the urgent need for free transit of commercial, humanitarian, and private vehicles through the Lachin corridor, and emphasized the need for compromise on alternative routes so humanitarian supplies can reach the population of Nagorno-Karabakh. The Secretary stressed the need for all parties to keep up positive momentum on peace negotiations. Press release Secretary Blinken’s Call with Azerbaijani President Aliyev Government Agency News