TRIPARTITE MEETING OF PRESIDENTS OF ARMENIA, RUSSIA AND AZERBAIJAN HELD IN SOCHI
Jan 25, 2010
SOCHI, JANUARY 25, NOYAN TAPAN. A regular tripartite meeting of
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev over the Nagorno Karabakh
conflict settlement took place at the Russian president’s residence
in Sochi on January 25. The foreign ministers of the three countries
participated in the second part of the meeting.
The press service of the RA president reports that the Sochi meeting
is the first meeting between the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan
in 2010 and the fourth one in such a format – with the participation
of the Russian president.
The meeting, at which the sides discussed issues related to the current
stage and the prospects of the negotiations on the Nagorno Karabakh
conflict settlement, then continued in an informal atmosphere: the
three presidents had dinner together.
A separate meeting of the Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents with
the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chairs Yuri Merzlyakov, Bernard Fassier and
Robert Bradtke is also scheduled to take place in Sochi.
Later on the same day Serzh Sargsyan will return to Yerevan.