EU Special Representative (EUSR) for the South Caucasus, Herbert Salber, met President Ilham Aliev in Baku on Tuesday to discuss the Karabakh conflict and the role of the international community in its resolution.
Also present for the meeting was the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan, Novuz Mammedov and various other EU officials.
EUSR Salber is currently in the region for discussions with various stakeholders on issues related to the Karabakh conflict and its resolution. He was also due to travel close the the line of contact in the conflict zone to see for himself the conditions of communities closely affected by the conflict.
photo: EUSR Herbert Salber with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliev at their meeting in Baku on 25 October 2016 (picture courtesy of the press service of the president of Azerbaijan)
Zohrab Mnatsakanyan told Armenian MPs discussions on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict will continue in June in the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group process.
On Tuesday, Armenian foreign ministry spokesperson Tigran Balayan told the Armenian media that the Azerbaijani side was carrying out engineering works at the Nakhchivan sector of the border, and that this "poses a danger to Armenian military positions".