Armenian minister rules out public discussions on Karabakh

Mediamax news agency
30 May 05

Yerevan, 30 May: The status of Nagornyy Karabakh and return of the
territories around it "are closely interrelated", Armenian Foreign
Minister Vardan Oskanyan said in Yerevan today.

The Armenian foreign minister said that public discussions of
components of a peaceful settlement to the Nagornyy Karabakh conflict
may lead to misunderstanding and block the positive progress in the
talks that was achieved after the recent meeting of the Armenian and
Azerbaijani presidents [Robert Kocharyan and Ilham Aliyev] in Warsaw
[on 15 May].