Russia: Next Armenia-Azerbaijan video conference set for late June

Russia: Next Armenia-Azerbaijan video conference set for late June

PanARMENIAN.Net - A video conference on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will be held in late June, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Wednesday, June 17.

"The OSCE co-chairs are in constant contact with the Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia," Zakharova said.

"Last month, they held a video conference to discuss the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The next distance meeting is planned by the end of this month."

The Russian Foreign Ministry representative said more details will be provided later in the month.

Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, and the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Igor Popov of Russia, Stéphane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States) have held frequent consultations remotely since mid-March, including a joint video conference on April 21. Andrzej Kasprzyk, the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, also participated in these consultations.

 Top stories
The top diplomats discussed the implementation of the agreements reached at Russia-Armenia-Azerbaijan summit in Moscow.
Ara Ayvazian said the violation of the ceasefire has led to the ethnic cleansing of the indigenous people of Artsakh.
Karabakh authorities said that searches continue in Jabrail and Fizuli, which are now under Azerbaijan's control.
It said France's responsibility as a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group is to work towards finding a negotiated settlement.
Partner news