Armenia suggests holding demarcation meeting sooner than planned

Armenia suggests holding demarcation meeting sooner than planned

PanARMENIAN.Net - Foreign Ministry spokesperson Vahan Hunanyan has said that it was the Armenian side that proposed holding the next meeting of the trilateral working group on the delimitation of the border in October instead of November, as previously agreed

RIA Novosti reported earlier that Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov raised the question at an October 2 meeting in Geneva with his Armenian counterpart Ararat Mirzoyan.

In reality, Hunanyan said Monday, it was was the other way round, with the Armenian side suggesting to consider such a scenario.

The latest round of fighting between the two countries began in the wee hours of September 13, when the Azerbaijani military attacked Armenian posts and shelled Armenian settlements both on the border and deep behind the frontline. More than 200 people are dead or missing as a result, the Security Council of Armenia said on Monday.

The Deputy PMs of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan, who co-chair a Trilateral Working Group, first meet in person on January 30, 2021 in Moscow to discuss new transport communications that would link Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan. New rail and road routes in the South Caucasus are expected to connect the Azerbaijani Autonomous Republic of Nakhichevan with the rest of the country, for which a road will be built through the territory of Armenia. There will also be road and rail routes through the territory of Azerbaijan to connect Armenia to Russia.

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