BAKU: Azeri, Armenian FMs agree to continue Karabakh talks

Azeri, Armenian foreign ministers agree to continue Karabakh talks

Trend news agency
19 Apr 04


The main result of the Prague meeting of the Azerbaijani and Armenian
foreign ministers [on 16 April] was that the sides agreed to continue
their negotiations, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov
told ATV after returning to Baku on 19 April, Trend reports.

During the meeting, US diplomat Rudolph Perina handed over his
responsibilities as co-chairman of the OSCE Minsk Group to Steven

There are no new suggestions yet and after meeting each other we
completed the meeting, the minister said.

Expressing his attitude to the current calls for a military solution
to the Nagornyy Karabakh conflict, Mammadyarov said that as long as
the potential for dialogue had not been exhausted, the military option
was not on the agenda.