ARMENIAN DEFENSE MINISTER, EU ENVOY DISCUSS THE KARABAKH CONFLICT
18:56, 09 Feb 2015
Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan and EU Special Representative
for the South Caucasus and the Conflict in Georgia Herbert Salber
met in Yerevan today to exchange views on the Karabakh conflict
Seyran Ohanyan briefed the guest on the situation at the line of
contact. He drew the attention of the EU envoy on the abrupt escalation
of tension and stressed the importance of restraining the assaults
of the Azerbaijani side by the international community.
The Armenian Defense Minister emphasized the importance of implementing
confidence-building measures between the parties.
Expressing concern over the increased number of ceasefire violations at
the frontline, Herbert Salber noted, in turn, that the European Union
accepts the leading role of the OSCE Minsk Group in the settlement
of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict and is ready to contribute to the
From: A. Papazian