Spain, Madrid / Trend corr. A.Maharramli / The Foreign Minister of Spain Miguel Angel Moratinos met with the Azerbaijani and Armenian Foreign Ministers, Elmar Mammadyarov and Vardan Oskanian in Madrid.
The Armenian Minister reported after the meeting that the participants of the meeting discussed principles on regulation of ten Nagorno-Karabakh conflict submitted by the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs in Madrid.
Oskanian did not detail the negotiation.
The conflict between the two countries of the South Caucasus began in 1988 due to Armenian territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Since 1992, Armenian Armed Forces have occupied 20% of Azerbaijan including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and its seven surrounding districts. In 1994, Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement at which time the active hostilities ended. The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group ( Russia, France, and the US) are currently holding peaceful negotiations.