De Puig: "Azerbaijani Mass Media Spread What They Liked"

11:51 24/07/2008

The President of Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe Luis
Maria de Puig had meetings with the political bodies of National
Assembly and the members of NA delegation to PACE.

The Chairman of the Armenian delegation David Harutyunyan affirmed
that Armenian side has distinct position in the implementation of PACE
Resolutions. He stated that the NA takes all the measures to fulfill
those activities. In this regard he has signified the activities of
the NA ad hoc committee.

Talking about the regulation of the NKR conflict and hid recent
visit to Baku, Mr. Puig said that he is responsible only for his
own words, and not all those expressions published by the Azerbaijani
media. Mr. Puig said that the PACE accepts the principle of territorial
union of the countries and recognizes the right of the nations to
declare their independence. Regarding the regulation of the NKR
conflict, he said that it should be regulated through peaceful
negotiations only.

PACE President has also met with the representatives of the political
bodies forming the coalition.