A meeting between the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan is taking place in paris on Wednesday (16 January) as efforts continue to restart negotiations on resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The meeting between Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Elmar Mammadyarov is mediated by the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmen.
Earlier the two foreign ministers held speratye meetings with the three co-chairmen.
photo: The Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan with the co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk process before their meeting in Paris on 16 January 2019 (picture courtesy of twitter feed of Anna Naghdalyan, spokesperson of the Armenian Foreign Ministry @naghdalyan
"Let us work together constructively because the endeavour is a united and strong Europe," Ursula von der Leyen told MEPs after they confirmed her in the post. She will take up her new role on November 1.
On Monday, 15 July, yet another incident occurred in the vicinity of the David Gareji Monastery which lies on a disputed area of the Georgian-Azerbaijani border. The monastery has turned from a place of worship to a flashpoint, with Georgian religious zealots trying to state their claim on the land as Georgian territory, and Azerbaijani border guards stopping them.