OSCE MINSK GROUP CO-CHAIRS ISSUE STATEMENT
09.10.2009 13:43 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Ambassadors
Yuri Merzlyakov of Russia, Bernard Fassier of France, and Robert
Bradtke of the United States, released the following statement today:
"The President of Armenia Serzh Sargsian and the President of
Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met in Chisinau, Moldova on 8 October at
the residence of the U.S. Ambassador. The meeting was organized
by the Minsk Group Co-Chairs (Ambassador Yuri Merzlyakov of the
Russian Federation, Ambassador Bernard Fassier of France, Ambassador
Robert Bradtke of the United States) in the presence of the personal
representative of the Chairman-in-Office Ambassador Andzrej Kasprzyk.
This was the fifth meeting between the two presidents in the last ten
months and confirmed the positive dynamic of their negotiations. The
meeting further promoted elaboration of the Basic Principles for
the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The talks
were constructive and serious, including an in-depth, line-by-line
discussion of a number of points of the Co-Chairs’ proposals.
The presidents asked the Co-Chairs to incorporate the results of
the discussion into their proposals in advance of the next meeting
between the two."