SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF OSCE PA PRESIDENT FOR NAGORNO-KARABAKH CONFLICT AND GEORGIA DISCUSSES SITUATION IN SOUTH CAUCASUS AT AZERI PARLIAMENT

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2008-09-01 16:17:00

ArmInfo. At a meeting at the Azerbaijani parliament, Special
Representative of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly's President for the
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and Georgia Goran Lennmarker discussed the
current situation in the South Caucasus. As the head of the Azeri
delegation to PACE Samed Seidov told Trend, the meeting covered
general problems of the region and related issues. For his part, MP
Asim Molladze, who also took part in the meeting of Lennmarker with
members of the standing commission of international organizations and
inter-parliamentary relations of the Azeri parliament, said that the
OSCE PA Special Representative wanted to familiarize himself with the
commission's position regarding the conflicts in the South Caucasus
and their settlement. "We told Lennmarker that to maintain stability
in the region and secure constant development, one should first and
foremost gain settlement of the conflicts and this should be done on
the basis of international legal standards and fundamental principles
of the OSCE", the member of the commission said.

Goran Lennmarker replied that Azerbaijan is in the main strategic
region of the South Caucasus and one should try to settle the conflicts
and do this on the basis of international legal standards to maintain
stability.