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MIL OSI Translation. Government of the Republic of France statements from French to English –

We, the President of the Russian Federation, President of the United States of America and President of the French Republic, representing the co-chairing countries of the OSCE Minsk Group, condemn in the strongest terms the escalation of recent violence on the contact line in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone.

We deplore the loss of human life and express our sympathy to the families of the victims and injured.

We call for the immediate cessation of hostilities between the military forces concerned.

We also call on the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to commit without delay to resuming substantive negotiations, in good faith and without preconditions, under the aegis of the co-chairs of the Minsk Group of OSCE.

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