Yerevan Considers Meeting of Armenian and Azerbaijan Ministers Successful

Baku Today, Azerbaijan
Sept 1 2004

The meeting of Ministers of Armenian and Azerbaijan foreign affairs
Vardan Oskanian and Elmar Mamedyarov, held 30 August in Prague was
"successful and positive", informed press service of Armenian MFA.
TURAN-ARMINFO-BT -- According to the same source, this meeting, like
previous ones had no specific agenda. The Ministers of foreign affairs
of Armenia and Azerbaijan discussed various aspects and prospects of
settlement of Karabakh conflict.

Co-chairmen of Minsk group of OSCE as well as Personal representative
of OSCE chairman were also present at the meeting. Before the meeting,
Armenian MFA head stated in interview with “Radio Liberty” that main
purpose of the meeting is putting of basement for continuation of
negotiations of peaceful settlement of Karabakh conflict.

Such meetings are useful and help specifying the positions of
parties of the conflict. He also said, for achievement of progress
in settlement of conflict Karabakh party is to be included into
negotiation process, just as well.

The representatives of official Baku have not yet commented results
of Prague meeting.