Diplomats mediating the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will meet with the new leadership of Armenia in June as they continue with efforts to unblock the negotiations between the sides in the conflict. On Tuesday (15 May), the diplomats, representing France, Russia and the United States confirmed this in a statement issued following their meeting in Paris with the Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov.
The statement said that they "discussed modalities for moving the peace process forward". In the meeting the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairmanship, Ambassador Andrzei Kasperzyk "informed the participants regarding the relatively stable situation on the Line of Contact".
The statement added that "Minister Mammadyarov expressed Azerbaijan's readiness to resume active negotiations as soon as possible."
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".