Azerbaijan's Permanent Representative to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has stated that his country supports the idea of meetings between Armenians and Azerbaijanis and between the communities directly affected by the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The diplomat was speaking yesterday at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council, in Vienna.
Referring to the statement issued earlier that day by the co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Process, at the end of their visit to the South Caucasus, the Azerbaijani Permanent Representative positvely noted that that the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia agreed, and confirmed their commitment, to meet. The Azerbaijani diplomat noted a second element in the statement which he also underlined, namely "the attempt of the Co-Chairmen to reestablish the dialogue at the level of the communities who are primarily affected by the conflict. I encourage them to find the opportunity to allow the discussions of their future in the region, and secondly to support programs that could bring Armenians and Azerbaijanis together. I think that those two tracks complement each other and we have to continue efforts to produce results and at least have meetings between the communities and between Armenians and Azerbaijanis", the diplomat added as quoted by the Azerbaijani News Agency APA.
You can read the full statement of the co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Process issued at the end of their visit to the region on 29 October 2015 here.
Source: commonspace.eu with APA.
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