OSCE envoy, Azeri MPs discuss Karabakh
ANS TV, Baku
15 Apr 04
[Presenter] Goran Lennmarker, special representative of the OSCE
Parliamentary Assembly for Nagornyy Karabakh, has met the Azerbaijani
delegation in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
[Reporter over video of meeting] On the first day of his visit to
Baku, Goran Lennmarker, special representative of the OSCE
Parliamentary Assembly for Nagornyy Karabakh, met members of the
Azerbaijani delegation in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of
Europe. Naturally, the topic of the meeting between the guest and the
head of the Azerbaijani delegation, Samad Seyidov, and other members
of the delegation was Nagornyy Karabakh.
Addressing the guest, Mr Seyidov said that we favour a fair solution
to the Nagornyy Karabakh problem and the establishment of peace in the
Caucasus. Goran Lennmarker pledged assistance in a just settlement to
the conflict. He also blamed the European Union for failing to pay
attention to the processes in the South Caucasus in time. Goran
Lennmarker said that the OSCE attached great importance to the
situation in the region, particularly to the Armenian-Azerbaijani
relations. Quote, this is my second visit to Azerbaijan, I favour a
peaceful solution to the problem, all countries should take the same
position in order to settle the problem, end quote.
Mr Lennmarker said that Azerbaijan was the most stable country in the
At a meeting with members of the Milli Maclis [parliament] commission
for economic policy, the conflict was also in the focus of
attention. MP Sattar Safarov informed the guest about his
complaints. He especially noted that the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly
had so far adopted no document saying that Armenia is an aggressor
country. It is time to impose sanctions on Armenia, he said.
Goran Lennmarker is also expected to meet President Ilham Aliyev, the
Azerbaijani community of Nagornyy Karabakh and representatives of NGOs
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress