The joint statement of the three states calls on the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to start negotiations immediately.
The United States, France, and Russia have demanded an immediate ceasefire between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh, calling on the parties to return to the negotiating table as soon as possible.
In a joint statement, the United States, France, and Russia, which are co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, called for an immediate cessation of hostilities.
The statement also calls on the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to immediately start negotiations under the auspices of the OSCE Minsk group – without any preconditions.
The Minsk group was established in 1992 for the peaceful resolution of the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.