The United States is closely monitoring the situation on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and expects Azerbaijan to immediately pull back its forces, State Department spokeswoman Jalina Porter said on Friday. Armenpress reports.

“Military movements …. are irresponsible and they are also unnecessarily provocative,” said Jalina Porter.

“We expect Azerbaijan to pull back all forces immediately and cease further provocation,” she told reporters.

Porter was also asked how the incident would affect US military assistance to Azerbaijan. “I have nothing to declare,” she said.