March 24 2006
Azeri, Armenian officials to hold talks in U.S.
Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Araz Azimov, and Armenian Foreign
Minister Vardan Oskanian are due to visit Washington shortly, Radio
During the visit, Azimov is expected to discuss military and
political issues with American officials.
Oskanian is to meet with the US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
and attend the ceremony of allocating a $236 million aid package to
Armenia by the United States within the Millennium Challenge program.
The US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group brokering settlement to the
Armenia-Azerbaijan Upper (Nagorno) Garabagh conflict, Steven Mann,
has confirmed the report. He stressed, however, that the visits had
been scheduled a long time ago and are not related to the Garabagh
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress