Blocking French aid proves Azerbaijan’s policy aimed at deteriorating humanitarian crisis in NK – Pashinyan to Hidalgo


YEREVAN, AUGUST 30, ARMENPRESS. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has met with Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo and her delegation over a luncheon.

PM Pashinyan highly appreciated and expressed gratitude for the initiative of the French regions to provide humanitarian aid to the people of Nagorno-Karabakh and underscored that Azerbaijan’s blocking of the convoy once again proves Baku's policy of deteriorating the humanitarian crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a readout.

The interlocutors emphasized the need for steps aimed at overcoming the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Views were exchanged about issues concerning the Armenian-French relations and the existing cooperation.

On August 30, Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo personally lead a French humanitarian convoy for Nagorno-Karabakh from Yerevan to the entrance of Lachin Corridor. The trucks were blocked by Azerbaijani authorities.