The 10th round of trilateral Karabakh talks took place in Sochi

On 23 January the Presidents of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia met in Sochi to discuss the settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. This was their tenth trilateral summit. A joint statement was issued in which the leaders noted that in the aftermath of intensive negotiations a progress has been achieved in the coordination of the basic principles of Nagorno-Karabakh settlement.

Below we provide you with an article by Public Radio of Armenia on the results of the meeting of the Presidents of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia in Sochi.

 

The 10th round of trilateral Karabakh talks took place in Sochi

(Source: http://www.armradio.am/eng/news/?part=pol&id=21864)

 

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met in Sochi today to discuss the future routes for the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
The leaders of the three countries issued a joint statement, in which they note that “progress has been registered in the coordination of the basic principles of Nagorno Karabakh settlement as a result of intensive negotiations.”

They also expressed readiness to accelerate the process of coordination of the basic principles.

The two Presidents highly appreciated the activity of the Russian President and the leaders of other OSCE Minsk Group co-chairing countries and voiced hope that Russia, France and the United States would continue to play an active role in the process until the establishment of lasting peace and stability in the region,” the statement reads.

The Presidents of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan took note of the report of the Co-Chairs on the mechanisms of investigation of incidents at the line of contact worked out jointly with the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office.

The Presidents confirmed that the development of humanitarian contacts between the parties was one of the confidence-building measures in the framework of settlement of the Karabakh conflict. In this regard the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan pledged to contribute to the further dialogue between the intellectuals, scientific and public circles of the two countries.

 

More sources:

 

http://www.panorama.am/en/politics/2012/01/23/sochi-statment/

http://www.a1plus.am/en/politics/2012/01/23/serge-aliyev

For the text of the joint statement see http://www.president.am/events/news/eng/?id=1998

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