Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 22 / Trend E. Tariverdiyeva /
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin and German Ambassador Ulrich Brandenburg have discussed the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in Moscow today, the website of the Russian Foreign Ministry said today.
"During the meeting, the sides have exchanged views on the situation in the Caucasus and urgent issues of resolving the Transnistria and Nagorno-Karabakh conflicts," a statement said.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan.
Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 per cent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.
Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994.The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group - Russia, France and the U.S. - are currently holding peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented four U.N. Security Council resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.
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