OSCE PA session in Baku: Armenian MP urges for talks with Stepanaket

OSCE PA session in Baku: Armenian MP urges for talks with Stepanaket


The 23rd Annual Session of the OSCE PA kicked off in Baku. The Republican Party of Armenia faction member Artashes Geghamyan is representing Armenia at the event.

At the event, the President of the OSCE PA, chairman of the Parliament of Montenegro, Ranko Krivokapic called the international community to unite in resolving urgent political issues and achieving international stability.

Dwelling on the conflict settlement in the region, Krivokapic stressed that the OSCE considers the settlement of all frozen conflicts on the same principle, Trend reported.

"OSCE supports the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict and other conflicts peacefully and through negotiations," he stressed.

According to APA, at the session, Geghamyan urged Azerbaijan to start the conflict settlement talks with Nagorno Karabakh.

The conflict between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan

The conflict between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan broke out as result of the ethnic cleansing launched by the Azeri authorities in the final years of the Soviet Union. The Karabakh War was fought from 1991 (when the Nagorno Karabakh Republic was proclaimed) to 1994 (when a ceasefire was sealed by Armenia, NKR and Azerbaijan). Most of Nagorno Karabakh and a security zone consisting of 7 regions are now under control of NKR defense army. Armenia and Azerbaijan are holding peace talks mediated by the OSCE Minsk Group up till now.

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