TURKEY, AZERBAIJAN DISCUSS NAGORNO-KARABAKH CONFLICT

The Trend, Azerbaijan
Dec 5 2013

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 5
Trend:

Turkey's top foreign affairs diplomat, Ahmet Davutoglu met on Thursday
with Azeri Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov in Kiev to discuss the
Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict and future steps to be taken regarding
regional peace and stability, World Bulletin reported.

Diplomatic sources say the two ministers met in Brussels for a NATO
meeting but met again following Mammadyarov's meeting on Wednesday in
Kiev with Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandyan. Sources also
say that the ministers agreed on close coordination between Turkey
and Azerbaijan.

Davutoglu is in the Ukrainian capital to attend a council of ministers
meeting held by the Organization for Security and Co-operation
in Europe.

Davutoglu also held a meeting with Russian FM Sergei Lavrov yesterday
to discuss efforts in obtaining regional peace in the Caucasus region.