Armenian and Azerbaijani forces were engaged in fierce clashes Saturday as fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region intensified after its main city came under heavy shelling.
Saeed Khatibzadeh called on Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan to be careful not to violate Iran’s border amid the outbreak of a new round of fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov reviewed latest developments in Nagorno-Karabakh in a phone call late on Friday, calling for immediate ceasefire in the region.
Mohammad Javad Zarif in a Twitter message said Tehran is closely monitoring the alarming violence in Nagorno-Karabakh, stressing "our region needs peace".
The Russian Foreign Ministry on Sunday called on all parties in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh to hold fire immediately.