The European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia, Herbert Salber, today met with Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan at the Presidential Office in Yerevan.
EUSR Salber and president Sargsyan discussed the current state of negotiations aimed at resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. President Sargsyan briefed the EU envoy on the meetings recently held in Sochi and in Wales, as well as on the situation on the line of contact in the conflict zone. Herbert Salber reaffirmed the EU's continued support for high-level negotiations and for practical steps that can contribute to the peaceful settlement of the conflict.
According to the Press Service of the Armenian president during the meeting Sargsyan and Salber exchanged views on their expectations of the tripartite meeting between the French, Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents to be held on the initiative of French President Francois Hollande in Paris at the end of October.
source: commonspace.eu with the Press Service of the President of Armenia.
Photo: President Serzh Sargsyan and the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, during their meeting in Yerevan on 16 October 2014. (Photo courtesy of the Press Service of the President of Armenia).
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