Communiqué issued by the French Presidency (Elysée Palace, 13 May 2021)


The President of the French Republic had a telephone conversation with the Prime Minister of Armenia, Mr Nikol Pachinyan, on Thursday, 13 May, about the current developments at the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The President of the French Republic recalled France’s commitment to Armenia’s territorial integrity and stressed the need for an immediate withdrawal of Azerbaijani troops from Armenian territory.

France hopes that a resolution of the situation of tensions in the region can be found through the United Nations Security Council to restore stability and security in this region.