French President Emnanuel Macron had a telephone conversation with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.

According to the Elysee Palace, during the conversation, the French leader expressed readiness to contribute to achieving a long-term settlement of the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) and a just settlement for all parties of the conflict zone.

“The President expressed satisfaction with the cessation of hostilities, reminded of his friendship with Armenia and its people, as well as [declared] his readiness to find a just, long-term and acceptable political solution for all parties in Nagorno-Karabakh,” said the statement by the office of the French leader, TASS reported.