Azerbaijan, Baku, March 13 / Trend, I.Izzet /
Monitoring will be held on the contact line between the Armenian and Azerbaijani armed forces in the southwest direction of Tapgaragoyunlu village of Goranboy region on March 14, Azerbaijani Defence Ministry told Trend on Wednesday.
The monitoring will be held on the Azerbaijani side by OSCE Chairman-in-Office Personal Representative Andrzej Kasprzyk, his personal assistants William Pryor and Christo Christov, as well as OSCE High-Level Planning Group representative Michael Dolan.
The monitoring will be held on the opposite side which the international community recognises as Azerbaijani territory, by OSCE Chairman-in-Office Personal Representative Andrzej Kasprzyk's field assistant Jiri Aberle and Evgeny Sharov, as well as OSCE High-Level Planning Group Head Pavlo Shamaiev.
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 the U.N. Security Council's four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.
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