ARMENIAN FOREIGN MINISTER: "THE MEETING WILL ALLOW THE PRESIDENTS OF AZERBAIJAN AND ARMENIA TO STATE CONTINUATION OF TALKS ON THE RESOLUTION OF NAGORNO KARABAKH CONFLICT"

Today.Az
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June 3 2008
Azerbaijan

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan is optimistic about the
first meeting of President of Armenia Serzh Sarkissyan and President
of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, scheduled for June 6.

"We consider that this meeting will allow the presidents of the
two countries state the continuation of the talks and instruct the
Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan to continue talks on the
resolution of the Karabakh conflict", announced the Minister.

He voiced confidence that the parties should create atmosphere of
mutual trust and continue the talks.

"The November proposals of the OSCE Minsk Group, which are on the
negotiation table, are serious enough and they will allow to promote
the resolution of the Karabakh problem", said the Armenian Foreign
Minister.

Nalbandyan said Armenia is ready to continue the talks on the basis of
these proposals and Azerbaijan should also demonstrate political will.

Nalbandyan considers that Azerbaijan should stop "militaristic
agitation" and prepare the society for the resolution of the Karabakh
problem.

"Militaristic statements and criticism, addressed to mediators, do
not promote the resolution of the counteraction, therefore, it is
necessary to create favorable atmosphere", noted the Minister.