Pallone: U.S. must achieve withdrawal of Azeri forces from Armenian soil

Pallone: U.S. must achieve withdrawal of Azeri forces from Armenian soil

PanARMENIAN.Net - Congressman Frank Pallone believes the United States must use its influence to bring about the withdrawal of Azeri forces from Armenian territory.

Acting Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan confirmed on Wednesday, May 12 that the Azerbaijani military has advanced 3.5km into the southern Armenian province of Syunik. He said the Azeris were trying to surround and siege Sev Lake, which lies on the border between the countries but is predominantly a part of Armenia.

"Azerbaijan has now invaded Armenia in clear violation of international law," Pallone wrote in a tweet.

"The U.S. must condemn this attack in unequivocal terms and use its influence with allies to bring about the withdraw of Azeri forces from Armenian territory."

Congressman Adam Schiff revealed earlier that he has communicated Azerbaijan's encroachment on Armenian soil to the Biden administration and urged them to engage more deeply through the Minsk Group.

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