MATTHEW BRYZA: "OUR TASK IS TO FIND A COMPROMISE DURING THE NEGOTIATION PROCESS"
Jan 16 2008
The US co-chairman of the OSCE Minsk Group Matthew Bryza commented
on the negotiation process for Nagorno Garabagh conflict settlement.
"It is not possible to be a successful mediator without being
familiarized with the ideas and positions of the leaders of the
conflicting sides", he said in Khankendi.
Touching upon the New Year speech of President of Azerbaijan Ilham
Aliyev, who ruled out the self-appointment of Nagorno Garabagh,
which makes agreement almost impossible, the US mediator said: "We
are aware of this position of Azerbaijan. Yet our task is to find a
compromise during the negotiation process".
He spoke for the necessity to support the personal representative
of the OSCE chairman-in-pffoce Andjey Kaspshik in the preservation
and strengthening of the ceasefire regime in the region of