Armenia has warned the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) that a report it plans to prepare on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict "could undermine the Co-Chairs' activities as well as the negotiation process." The warning came from Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian in his meeting with the Co-Rapporteurs of PACE, Axel Fischer and Alan Meale, in Yerevan on Thursday (11 June). In the meeting the Minister also explained the efforts exerted by Armenia and the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs towards peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh issue.
Reporting the comments, the website of the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Nalbandian also presented to the co-rapporteurs his view of the current state of relations between Armenia and the European Union.
Later in the day the he co-rapporteurs also had a meeting with the Armenian President, Serzh Sargsyan.
source: commonspace.eu with the Press Service of the Armenian Foreign Ministry.
Photo: The Armenian Foreign Minister, Edward Nalbandian, with the co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembluy of the Council of Europe at their meeting in Yerevan on 11 June 2015 (picture courtesy of the Press Service of the Armenian Foreign Ministry).
"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.