Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents committed to dialogue, Russian F

Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia
Aug 10 2014

Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents committed to dialogue, Russian FM says

10 August 2014 – 5:51pm

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and his Armenian counterpart Serzh
Sargsyan are committed to mutual dialogue, Russian Foreign Minister
Sergey Lavrov said following the trilateral meeting held by the
presidents of the three countries in Sochi today.

“The meeting was useful. The presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan
stressed their commitment to the principles voiced by the co-chairs of
the OSCE Minsk Group, according to which only a peaceful way out of
the conflict is possible,” Minister Lavrov said.

“The two presidents agreed to maintain dialogue and continue
trilateral discussion involving the Russian Federation,” the Russian
minister said.

The minister also said that the parties are approaching a possible
agreement. There are only a number of issues still to be settled,
Lavrov said.

The Russian minister also underlined that the Nagorno-Karabakh issue
will not prevent Armenia from joining the Eurasian Economic Union of
Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus.

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