Azerbaijan, Baku, June 22 / Trend , E. Tariverdiyeva/ Azerbaijani and Armenian foreign ministers will coordinate meeting on resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in Paris together with the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmen.
The next talks on resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Azerbaijani and Armenian Foreign Ministers Elmar Mamadyarov and Edward Nalbandyan will be held in Paris on June 26, Azerbaijani President's Special Envoy and Deputy Foreign Minister Araz Azimov told reporters.
"In Paris we will consult and coordinate our approach to resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and will also prepare next meeting between Azerbaijani and Armenian Presidents Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan. We hope the meeting will be held soon," OSCE Minsk Group U.S. Co-Chairman Matthew Bryza told Trend .
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and 7 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 the peace negotiations.
The previous meeting between the two foreign ministers was held as a part of the meeting of the Azerbaijani and Armenian Presidents Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan in St. Petersburg on June 4.
This was fifth meeting on conflict resolution between the two leaders. The previous meeting was held in Prague on June 7. The first meeting was held in St. Petersburg in June 2008 and second meeting in Moscow in late November 2008 and third was held in Zurich on Jan. 28, 2009.
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