BAKU: OSCE Urges Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry To Resume Direct Talks


Baku Today, Azerbaijan
Oct 11 2006

Today OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmen Matthew Bryza (U.S.), Yurii
Merzlyakov (Russia) and Bernard Fasye (France) have held talks with
administration of Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry.

"We had a very useful and interesting conversation with Foreign
Minister Elmar Mamedyarov and his Deputy Araz Azimov. We spoke about
resumption of direct contacts between the sides in the near future,"
said Russian co-chairman Merzlyakov after the meeting.

Merzlyakov told Turan news agency that "some additional elements
could be regarded as new ones." "There are such elements, we have
discussed them and will continue work on them," added diplomat.

Questioned when Azerbaijani and Armenian Foreign Ministers will hold
a meeting, Merzlyakov said "in the near future." Speaking about
perspectives of the meeting between the two presidents at the CIS
summit in Minsk, Merzlyakov said "we need to wait until the summit

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress

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