The European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Toivo Klaar, met with Armenian foreign minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan in Milan on Friday (7 December), on the margins of the 25th session of the OSCE Ministerial Council taking place in the Italian city.
Armenian media said that foreign minister Mnatsakaryan in his conversation with the European envoy urged international partners to restrain from any actions that could contribute to instability and the arms race in the region.
Earlier, the EU envoy also met with the foreign minister of Azerbaijan. Elmar Mammadyarov.
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photo: EUSR Toivo Klaar, met with Armenian foreign minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan in Milan on Friday (7 December),
On Tuesday, PACE approved a resolution that will allow the Russian delegation to take part in the Assembly's June session. The resolution was backed by 118 members, 62 parliamentarians voted against it, while 10 abstained.
In the Karabakh peace process there has been a reluctance by track 1 participants to engage properly with track II initiatives. The EU supported EPNK process has shown that unconventional diplomacy has much to contribute, and its energy must now be put to good use.