HEGEL: WITHDRAWAL OF RUSSIAN BASES FROM GEORGIA WILL PROMOTE KARABAKH SETTLEMENT

Pan Armenian News
02.06.2005 02:45

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ The US is for the peaceful and diplomatic resolution
of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, stated member of the US Senate
Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, as well as Senate
Intelligence and Rules Committee, Senator Charles Hagel. In his words,
"the US along with Russia is ready to provide any assistance for
the peaceful and diplomatic settlement of the conflict." Mr. Hagel
said in his opinion the meeting of the Presidents in Warsaw is a
positive move on the way of settlement of the conflict. "However,
a long way lies ahead. It is necessary to reach a common stand in
order to solve the problem," he added. Speaking of the withdrawal
of Russian military bases from the territory of Georgia the Senator
noted, "I positively evaluate Russia withdrawing its equipment from
Georgia and I think it will assist to realize more things, including
the solution of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict."