YURI MERZLYAKOV: NO DECISION TAKEN ON THE MEETING OF PRESIDENTS
No decision has been taken on the meeting of the Presidents of
Armenia and Azerbaijan, Russian Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group
Yuri Merzlyakov told " Trend" agency, commenting on the possibility
of the meeting of Presidents in the framework of the CIS summit on
November 28. He said that the question of organizing the meeting of
Presidents Robert Kocharyan and Ilham Aliev was raised during the
Paris consultations of the Co-Chairs with the Foreign Ministers on
"But up to now no decision has been taken, and we should wait for
November 14, when the mediators will hold recurrent consultations
with the Foreign Ministers," Merzlyakov added.
In response to the question whether the Karabakh conflict settlement
was discussed during the recent meeting of the Presidents of Armenia
and Russia in Moscow, Yuri Merzlyakov said: "The Karabakh topic is
one of the components of talks and it always exists."