U.S. WELCOMES RUSSIA'S INITIATIVE FOR PRESIDENTIAL TALKS ON KARABAKH

PanARMENIAN.Net
30.10.2008 13:49 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ The U.S. welcomes Russia's initiative for
presidential talks on the Nagorno Karabakh issue.

"We have been working on this issue for quite some time. I think a
lot of you have catalogued those efforts over the years, and working
through the OSCE and the Minsk Group. But I guess to bottom-line for
you, we're pleased by this initiative that Moscow is undertaking. We
hope that the initiative succeeds. We are monitoring it very closely,"
said Sean McCormack, a spokesman for the Department of State.

Presidents of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan are reported to meet in
Moscow on November 2 to will discuss the Nagorno Karabakh conflict
settlement process

On October 31, Foreign Ministers of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan
are scheduled to meet in Moscow. On November 1, they will meet with
Co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group. The outcomes of the meetings will
be briefed to the Presidents, who will meet for talks in the future.