Apr 3, 2016, 4:52 PM
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Iran calls on Azerbaijan, Armenia to exercise self-restraint

Tehran, April 3, IRNA – Minister of Defense Brigadier-General Jaafar Dehqan on Sunday called on Azerbaijan and Armenia to stop military conflict as soon as possible and exercise self-restraint.

He made the remarks in separate phone calls with his Azeri and Armenian counterparts.
Dehqan said that the belligerent parties must come to the negotiating table and resolve the dispute through diplomatic means.
The simmering territorial dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh flared up once again driving the Armenian and Azeri governments to military conflict and exchange of artillery rounds.
The two governments reported suffering casualties of the soldiers in the new series of escalation.