RUSSIA, ARMENIA, AZERBAIJAN DISCUSS NAGORNO-KARABAKH

Interfax News Agency
Aug 1 2008
Russia

MOSCOW. Aug 1 (Interfax) - A Russian deputy foreign minister had a
meeting on Friday with the Armenian and Azeri foreign ministers,
discussing with them "the current state of and prospects for"
talks to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the Russian Foreign
Ministry said.

The meeting between Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei
Denisov and the Armenian and Azeri ministers, Edvard Nalbandian and
Elmar Mammadyarov, was held in Moscow, where the two ministers had
arrived for a routine consultation as part of the peace process.

In the course of the consultation, the two ministers met with the
Russian, American and French co-chairmen of the Minsk Group, a body
appointed by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
to mediate in the two-decade conflict, the Russian ministry said in
a press release posted on its website.