Armenian President and U.S. State Secretary discussed Karabakh conflict over the phone

Armenian President and U.S. State Secretary discussed Karabakh conflict over the phone

PanARMENIAN.Net - President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan today had a telephone conversation with the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , at the initiative of the American side, according to the Presidential press service.

The parties discussed issues related to the current stage of negotiations on Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement. Besides, the parties touched upon issues of Armenia-U.S. relationship and opportunities for further development.

On June 23, U.S. President Barack Obama made a phone call to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan. During the conversation President Obama underlined importance of the meeting between Presidents of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan in Kazan. He also thanked Sargsyan for succession in the issue of Karabakh settlement and emphasized progress to be reached in Kazan within the context of Deauville statement.

The summit between Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia in Kazan on June 24 completed without an agreement on basic principles of Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement. “The countries’ leaders registered mutual understanding on a range of problems, the resolution of which boosts creation of conditions for approving main principles. The meeting participants considered the course of works carried out with the aim of coordination of the project with basic principles,” according to the statement. The Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan expressed gratitude to the Russian, French and U.S. leaders, the OSCE Minsk group co-chairs, for ‘their constant attention to Nagorno-Karabakh problem’ and highly praised personal efforts of the Russian President in support of agreements.

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