Armenian, British foreign ministers discuss Karabakh in London

Armenian, British foreign ministers discuss Karabakh in London

Mediamax news agency
23 Apr 04


Armenian Foreign Minister Vardan Oskanyan and British Foreign
Secretary Jack Straw discussed prospects of settlement of the Nagornyy
Karabakh conflict in London on 22 April.

The Foreign Ministry press service told Mediamax today that Vardan
Oskanyan and Jack Straw had also discussed the situation in the South
Caucasus and Armenia’s relations with its neighbours. The sides also
touched upon the latest developments in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Armenian Foreign Ministry press service reported that “during the
meeting, the British side said that it backed the inclusion of the
three South Caucasus countries in the [EU’s] Wider Europe – New
Neighbourhood policy”.

During the meeting, Vardan Oskanyan invited Jack Straw to Armenia.

On 22 April, the Armenian foreign minister also met Sir Brian Fall,
Britain’s special representative in the South Caucasus, and Terry
Davis, rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of
Europe on Nagornyy Karabakh, in London.