Armenia will participate in the upcoming Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) foreign ministerial council sitting in Baku, Azerbaijan, foreign ministry spokesperson Anna Naghdalyan told Armenian media
"Ashot Kocharyan, Director of the Multilateral and Bilateral Economic Cooperation department of the foreign ministry will represent Armenia at the session," Naghdalyan said.
The session will take place December 14.
It has also been announced that Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov will participate in the meeting.
Ahead of the expected Armenia-Azerbaijan summit, Benyamin Poghosyan argues in this op-ed for commonspace.eu, that the negotiating paradigm based on the Madrid principles is doomed.
"In essence this is an olive branch to the government's critics", commonspace.eu political editor said in a comment. "Its significance should not be understated. President Aliyev has in the last weeks been preparing the country for major changes. This presidential pardon may well be the opening shot of more to come".