YURI MERZLYAKOV: THERE ARE ISSUES THAT SIMPLY CANNOT BE SETTLED
WITHOUT KARABAKH'S PARTICIPATION

Azg/arm
2 April 05

In an interview to Baku TV station the OSCE Minsk group co-chair, Yuri
Merzyakov, stated that the participation of the 3d side in the talks
may become imperative at some point. "There are issues that simply
cannot be settled without Karabakh's participation", he said.

Concerning Karabakh's Azeri population's participation in the talks
Merzyakov said: "It is Azerbaijan that presents interests of the Azeri
community".