U.S. watching Armenia border tensions, expects Azerbaijan to pull back forces immediately

by Reuters
Friday, 14 May 2021 18:29 GMT

WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - The United States is closely monitoring the situation on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and expects Azerbaijan to immediately pull back its forces, State Department spokeswoman Jalina Porter said on Friday.

Armenia on Friday said Azerbaijan had failed to fulfill a promise in full to withdraw troops that had crossed the border in a disputed incident, and it had sought Russia's military help. (Reporting by Simon Lewis and Daphne Psaledakis Editing by Chris Reese)

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