May 13, 2022 - 11:31 AMT
Armenia, Russia, Azerbaijan talk delimitation, peace deal

Foreign Ministers of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan – Ararat Mirzoyan, Sergei Lavrov and Jeyhun Bayramov – met on Thursday, May 12 to exchange views on the unblocking of regional communications, border delimitation, and the agreement on the normalization of relations between Yerevan and Baku.

According to a press release from Yerevan, the process of implementation of the commitments undertaken within the Trilateral Statements of November 9, 2020, January 11, 2021 and November 26, 2021 was discussed.

Mirzoyan reaffirmed the position of the Armenian side on the guarantee of security, rights and freedoms of the Armenians of Artsakh, as well as on the status of Nagorno-Karabakh within the comprehensive settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

The Armenian Foreign Minister also stressed the importance of a speedy settlement of the humanitarian issues resulting from the 44-day war, including the need for immediate repatriation of the Armenian prisoners of war.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev met in Brussels on April 6 and agreed to set up a bilateral border commission by the end of April. The first meeting of the commission is scheduled for May 16-17 in Moscow.