BAKU: Peace in NK conflict should be reached without winners, losers

ITAR-TASS News Agency
March 29, 2004

Peace in Karabakh conflict should be reached without winners,losers

By Sevindj Abdullayeva, Viktor Shulman

BAKU, March 29

Azerbaijan pins high hopes that Russia would play a positive role in
the resolution of the Karabakh conflict, speaker of Milli Medjlis,
Azerbaijan’s Parliament Murtuz Aleskerov said at a meeting with Duma
Speaker Boris Gryzlov on Monday.

According to him, Russia that is a co-chairman of the Minsk OSCE
group on Nagorno Karabakh plays an important role in the conflict
settlement. “We hope that using our powers and influence in the
region Russia will try to find ways of a just solution to this
problem,” the speaker of the Azerbaijani parliament said.

During the meeting the sides reached the agreement on the soonest
settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani settlement by peaceful means.
“It is necessary to achieve peace without winners and losers,”
Gryzlov emphasised.