OSCE chairman sees dialogue as only way of solving Karabakh crisis
ANS Radio, Baku
16 Mar 04
Solomon Passi, chairman-in-office of the OSCE, who is on a two-day
official visit to Azerbaijan, thinks that there is only one way of
solving the Nagornyy Karabakh conflict.
The problem can be resolved only through dialogue. That must be the
first step. We can take other steps after the first one, end of quote.
As for his visit to the region, the OSCE chairman-in-office, who
arrived in Azerbaijan from Georgia, said that he would leave for
Armenia from Azerbaijan and added he was not planning to visit
Before his appointment as chairman-in-office, Passi stated that the
OSCE would concentrate its activities on the resolution of regional
conflicts in the Caucasus.