Russian and Armenian FMs discuss Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement .
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed with Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian the prospects for resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as part of the 23rd meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg on Dec. 08, APA reports citing the Russian Foreign Ministry.
23:17 08 December
FMs of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair Countries release joint statement on Nagorno Karabakh conflict
“We, the Heads of Delegation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair countries – Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov, Secretary of State of the United States John Kerry, and Foreign Minister of France Jean-Marc Ayrault - remain fully committed to a negotiated settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict”, APA reports quoting OSCE press service.
22:50 08 December
Russian MP: "Azerbaijan will never accept the occupation of Nagorno Karabakh"
“The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has not brought benefits to Armenia. Today, Armenians are leaving Armenia, immigrating to other countries”, - said the deputy of the State Duma of Russia, head of inter-parliamentary friendship group Azerbaijan-Russia Dmitry Savelyev at a round table dedicated to the 25th anniversary of independence of Azerbaijan APA’s Moscov bureau reports.
20:22 08 December
France supports substantive talks on Karabakh conflict
France support substantive talks on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as well as the implementation of confidence building measures, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said.
18:43 08 December
Azerbaijani, German FMs meet in Hamburg
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal Foreign Minister of Germany and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office within the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg Dec. 8.
17:42 08 December
Azerbaijan interested in development of co-op with NATO
Azerbaijan remains interested in the development of cooperation with NATO, said Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
17:26 08 December
3+2 format meeting on Karabakh conflict did not take place in Hamburg
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov discussed the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs at the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg Dec. 8, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, told APA.
17:12 08 December
Armenian FM, OSCE MG co-chairs meet in Hamburg
Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian had a meeting with OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs James Warlick, Igor Popov and Stéphane Visconti, and the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk, Armenia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
16:35 08 December
FM: Armenian troops’ presence in occupied Azerbaijani lands 'a major impediment' to Karabakh conflict settlement
Baku – APA. The unlawful presence of the armed forces of Armenia in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan remains the main cause of escalation in the conflict zone and is a major impediment to political settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said.
16:21 08 December
‘Frozen conflicts’ like Nagorno-Karabakh must be ended: Turkish FM
Along with terrorism, the ‘frozen conflicts’ such as Nagorno-Karabakh, Transnistria, Abkhazia and South Ossetia must be ended, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said.
15:42 08 December
EU hopes for implementation of previously reached agreements on Karabakh conflict
The European Union hopes for implementation of the agreements reached in Saint Petersburg and Vienna on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said.
14:51 08 December
Austrian FM: 2016 was a year of some challenges in OSCE area, including military clashes in Karabakh
2016 was a year of some challenges in the OSCE area, including the military confrontations in Nagorno-Karabakh, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said.
14:48 08 December
Latvia supports OSCE MG efforts to resolve Karabakh conflict
Latvia supports the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkevics said.
14:38 08 December
Kerry: Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict undermines European security
The protracted conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan is still undermining the European security, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.
14:28 08 December
Lavrov: Commitment to agreements plays key role in settling Karabakh conflict
The commitment to the reached agreements plays a key role in resolving the complicated problems including the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, said Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
14:20 08 December
OSCE: Settlement of conflicts in South Caucasus depends on sides’ political will
The settlement of the ongoing conflicts in the South Caucasus depends on political will of the conflict’s sides, said OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier.
14:03 08 December
23rd OSCE Ministerial Council kicks off in Hamburg
The 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council kicked off in Hamburg, Germany on Dec. 8.
13:31 08 December
OSCE holds regular contact line monitoring
The OSCE monitoring held on the line of contact between the Azerbaijani and Armenian troops passed without incidents, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry told APA on Dec. 8.
12:59 08 December
OSCE: Recent escalation in Karabakh exposed vulnerability of peace in Europe
The military escalation in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone this year exposed how vulnerable peace architecture in Europe is, German Foreign Minister, OSCE Chairman-in-Office Frank-Walter Steinmeier told a press conference in Hamburg on Dec. 8.
12:40 08 December
OSCE reps visit Aghdam district executive authority
Field assistants of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office - Jiri Aberle, Peter Swedberg and Simon Tiller met with the head of Aghdam district executive authority Ragum Mammadov on Dec. 8.
12:28 08 December