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Armenia's Pashinyan, France's Macron share phone call - government

FILE PHOTO: Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan meets with the country's military leadership following the clashes with the Azerbaijani armed forces over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in Yerevan, Armenia, September 27, 2020. Press Office of Armenian Government/Handout via REUTERS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan spoke on Friday over the phone with France’s President Emmanuel Macron about the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, the government in Yerevan said.

The two sides agreed that any use of foreign fighters and terrorists in the conflict was unacceptable, and Macron called for an immediate ceasefire, the statement said.

Reporting by Nvard Hovhannisyan; Writing by Polina Ivanova, Editing by Franklin Paul