Sargsyan heading for Sochi to meet Putin

Sargsyan heading for Sochi to meet Putin

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan is departing Friday, Aug 8, for Sochi, Russia, where he will meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Saturday.

According to the presidential press office, the Armenian side also voiced readiness to hold a trilateral meeting attended by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to discuss the ways of peaceful settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict and de-escalation of tensions caused by Azerbaijan at the line of contact.

Being confident that there is no alternative to a fair and peaceful resolution of the Karabakh conflict, Armenia always stood for conduction of high-level talks, the press release said.

The Co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group will not be present at the meetings.

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“Armenia does not join the consensus on the Declaration of the Seventh Forum of the ‪UN‬ Alliance of Civilizations,” the Foreign Ministry said.
The minister said that the process of unveiling the atrocities committed by Azerbaijan to the international community has started.
"The Minsk Group is only authorized to meet with the military-political leadership of both countries and visit Karabakh," Igor Popov said.
“Though we have never opposed this idea, I believe the conflict should be fully and finally resolved,” Serzh Sargsyan said.
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