President Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia and President Ilham Aliev of Azerbaijan met in Paris on Monday as efforts continue to unblock the stalemate in negotiations to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The two Presidents met in a rare face to face meeting after both held discussions with the French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace. The two leaders were later joined by the co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Process.
photo: President Sargsyan and President Aliev, accompanied by their foreign ministers meeting in the presence of diplomats from France, the Unıted States and Russia in Paris on 27 October 2014.
"Armenia will focus on the expansion of economic cooperation in the BSEC region, and will promote the agenda through existing mechanisms in the upcoming six months", Foreign Minister Nalbandian told the organisation's Ministerial Council at its meeting in Kiev.