10:53:20 - 30/03/2010

On March 29, the Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward
Nalbandyan met with the OSCE Minsk group co-chairs Yuri Merzlyakov,
Bernard Fassier, Robert Bradtke as well as the OSCE Chairman-in-Office
special representative Anjey Kasprchik.

Edward Nalbandyan condoled with the Russian co-chair in relation to
the blasts at Moscow underground.

In the course of the meeting, the latest developments concerning the
Artsakh issue settlement, as well as the possibilities to make the
positions of the parties in connection with the updated principles
of Madrid were discussed.

The co-chairs informed Edward Nalbandyan about their meeting with
the NKR leadership taken place earlier.

The Armenian Foreign Minister said that Armenia accepted the principles
of Madrid as bases of the negotiation two years ago, and still accepts
them so. The MFA press service reports.