The Foreign Minister of Serbia and Chairman-in-Office of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Ivica Dacic, held a series of meetings in Yerevan on Wednesday, on the last day of his short visit to the region. In the Armenian Capital Dacic met with Foreign Minister, Edward Nalbandian, President Serzh Sargsyan and other officials. The Minister also had a meeting with the leadership of the self-declared Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.
Dacic and Nalbandian also addressed a press conference after their meeting, during which they re-affirmed their support for the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group towards the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
photo: Ivica Dacic and Edward Nalbandian at their meeting in Yerevan on Wednesday, 3 June 2015 ([picture courtesy of the press service of the Foreign Ministry of Armenia).
A raft of issues are complicating relations between long time allies Turkey and the United States. But both sides continue using diplomatic back-channels to get as many concessions as possible from each other without fatally harming bilateral relations, argues Benyamin Poghosyan in this op-ed