Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan met in Geneva
31 January 2020

A meeting between the Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov was held in Geneva on 28-30 January with the facilitation of the co-chairmen of the OSCE Minsk Group.

A statement posted on the OSCE website said:

"Over three days of intensive discussions, the Co-Chairs and the Ministers discussed the following agenda items: implementation of agreements and proposals discussed in 2019 and possible next steps to prepare the populations for peace; principles and elements forming the basis of a future settlement; and timing and agenda for advancing the settlement process.

The Co-Chairs reiterated their full commitment to helping the sides find a peaceful solution to the conflict and the principle of confidentiality in the settlement process, as well as the need for creativity and a spirit of compromise to achieve a fair and lasting peace.

The Ministers agreed to meet again in the near future under Co-Chair auspices.

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