The head of the State Department also appealed to the authorities of Belarus and Russia in connection with the detention of Vitaly Shklyarov and the poisoning of Alexei Navalny
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday reminded that the United States, as co-chair of the Minsk Group of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), is still ready to provide all kinds of assistance to Armenia and Azerbaijan in resolving the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. Pompeo said this during a press briefing at the State Department.
«The State Department team is working to resolve conflicts in Europe … As Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, the United States remains committed to helping Azerbaijan and Armenia achieve a peaceful and sustainable solution to the conflict [in Nagorno-Karabakh], Pompeo stressed. countries to fulfill … ceasefire commitments and stop targeting civilian areas».
Pompeo added that the US continues to support «the Belarusian people who continue to demand that the Belarusian authorities be held accountable for the suppression of democracy» and recalled the sanctions imposed on Belarusian officials together with allies in Europe and Canada.
The Secretary of State once again demanded from Minsk «release US citizen Vitaly Shklyarov immediately», arrested at the end of July, shortly before the start of the presidential elections in Belarus.
The head of the State Department also called on Moscow «cooperate fully with the international community in the investigation of the attack on Alexei Navalny with the use of a chemical nerve agent».
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