FRANCE DOES NOT CEASE ITS EFFORTS FOR PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT OF NKR CONFLICT

/PanARMENIAN.Net/
30.06.2009 11:47 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ France, in its capacity of MG OSCE Co-Chair,
does not cease efforts aimed at assisting Armenia and Azerbaijan
to achieve peaceful, fair and durable settlement of NKR conflict,
French MFA official representative's statement says.

"On June 26 in Paris, on the initiative of mediator states, RA and
Azeri Foreign Ministers, Edward Nalbandian and Elmar Mamedyarov held
negotiations. First, each of Ministers met mediators to have detail
and constructive negotiations. Later, they held a meeting attended by
mediators, and discussed improvement achieved during the last summit
conference between RA and Azeri Presidents Sargsyan and Aliev, held
in the beginning of June in St. Petersburg and the possibility to
continue improvement into the future.

Success achieved in St. Petersburg was consolidated and spheres that
could yield positive results were defined during negotiations. MG
OSCE Co-Chairs made new offers to achieve compromise. In this context,
mediators resolved to organize a visit to Baku, Yerevan and NKR in the
beginning of next month to prepare presidential meeting in Moscow,"
the statement concluded.