POSSIBILITY OF ACCEPTING KARABAKH STATEMENT DISCUSSED IN ATHENS

Tert.am
11:13 ~U 01.12.09

RA Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian left for Athens
yesterday with the aim of participating in the 17th OSCE Ministerial
Council meeting taking place in the Greek capital from December 1-2,
reports the Republic of Armenia Foreign Ministry press and information
department.

Nalbandian first met with OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs Yuri Merzlyakov,
Bernard Fassier, and Robert Bradtke, as well as Personal Representative
of Chair-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk.

Afterwards, the meeting between Nalbandian and Azerbaijan's Minister
of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov organized by the OSCE Minsk
Group co-chairs took place over a business lunch.

Discussed during the meeting was the possibility of approving the
statement of the OSCE foreign ministers' 17th council related to the
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

On the same day, Nalbandian had a meeting with Goran Lenmarker,
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly special rapporteur on the issue of
Nagorno-Karabakh, with whom he discussed the latest developments in
the negotiations on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.