NICHOLAS BURNS: WE ASKED THE PARTIES TO DEFUSE THE FROZEN CONFLICT
ArmInfo. "We asked the parties to defuse the frozen Nagorno-Karabakh
conflict", US Under Secretary of State Nicholas Burns said at a
briefing in Madrid, Thursday, replying to ArmInfo correspondent’s
N.Burns noted that today the parties were presented proposals on the
key principles of settlement, which were determined in the course
of negotiations. At the same time, they were asked to consider these
proposals and put an end to the frozen conflict, he added. Speaking
about the OSCE Minsk Group, he said that it is an example of how Russia
and the USA have managed to work together over 15 years. Nicholas
Burns said he thanks the Russian and French Governments for showing
excellent managerial abilities.
He also said that the US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice very
optimistically assesses the USA’s activity in the Nagorno-Karabakh.
To recall, during their meeting today, Armenian FM Vartan Oskanian
and Azerbaijani FM Elmar Mammadyarov were given the list of compromise
principles of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement.