Armenia attaches much significance to Kazakhstan's balanced policy on
Karabakh problem


2009-05-23 12:46:00



ArmInfo. Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan told journalists,
Friday, that during his meeting with Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim
Masimov, he stated Armenia attaches much significance to Kazakhstan's
balanced policy on the Karabakh problem.

"Taking into account the fact that in 2010 Kazakhstan will be the
presiding country in OSCE, we found it important to discuss foreign
political issues, and I asked by counterpart to maintain the balanced
policy conducted by Kazakhstan in the future",- the Armenian prime
minister stressed. Furthermore, Kazakhstan is a member of the
Organization of the Islamic Conference, which constantly comes out with
statements based first and foremost on the principles of maintenance of
territorial integrity, Sargsyan said. In the conversation with Masimov,
Sargsyan also pointed out the importance of people's
self-determination.

To recall, an Armenian delegation headed by Armenian Prime Minister
Tigran Sargsyan participated in May 22 sitting of the Council of CIS
prime ministers in Astana. The delegation included Head of the
Governmental Administration David Sargsyan, Culture Minister Hasmik
Poghosyan, Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan, Armenian
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Kazakhstan Vasily
Kazaryan, Armenian Ambassador to Belarus Oleg Yesayan, Armenian
Representative Plenipotentiary to the Commission for Economic Issues
under CIS Economic Council Artak Vardanyan.