Azerbaijan NEws Service
June 7 2005

NEXT ROUND OF TALKS ON SETTLEMENT OF DAQLIQ QARABAQ CONFLICT TO TAKE
PLACE ON JUNE 17
2005-06-07 19:12

Talks on the settlement of Armenia-Azerbaijan Daqliq Qarabaq conflict
continue in nine aspects. These aspects include security, mine
removal issues, withdrawal of Armenian troops from occupied
Azerbaijani lands, said Elmar Mammadyarov, FA minister of Azerbaijan.
According to him, Azerbaijan has more concrete position in present
talks. We discuss withdrawal of Armenian forces from 7 occupied
Azerbaijani regions, status of Daqliq Qarabaq, demilitarization and
deployment of peacekeeping forces in the area. Question of
establishing transport from Daqliq Qarabaq to Armenia and from Aghdam
to Nakhchivan is in agenda as well. FA minister also says there are
rapprochement between Azerbaijan and Armenia in some aspects. We have
close positions in some points. But a document will be prepared after
we come to an agreement on seven-nine aspects, said Elmar
Mammadyarov. Mr. Mammadyarov stated everything depends on the next
round of talks that will be held in Paris on June 17.