RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY: PLANNING THE MEETING OF AZERBAIJANI AND ARMENIAN FOREIGN MINISTERS IS NOT ONLY FRANCE’S INITIATIVE
Oct 18 2012
“OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs are equally showing initiative in the
process of settlement of Nagorno Karabakh conflict”
Moscow. Farid Æ~OkbE~Yrov – APA. Planning the meeting of Azerbaijani
and Armenian foreign ministers is not only France’s initiative,
special representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Alexander
Lukashevich told APA’s Moscow correspondent.
Commenting on views that France has taken the initiative in the
negotiations on the resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict, special
representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry said OSCE Minsk Group
(US, France and Russia) co-chairs are working on the solution to
“All the three countries are equally showing initiative in the process
of settlement of Nagorno Karabakh conflict. The meeting between
Azerbaijani and Armenian foreign ministers has been agreed with the
OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs. The initiative to hold the meeting in
France may have been put forward by them. The continuation of the
negotiations is the result of the joint activity of the co-chairing
countries,” he said.
Alexander Lukashevich said the meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian
foreign ministers will be held at the end of this month.
“The place of the meeting has not been determined yet. Depending on
the results of this meeting, OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs will visit
the region. Moscow supports dialogue between Azerbaijan and Armenia
towards the resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict. It is important
that the sides continue the process of negotiations”, he said.