Member of European Parliament Invites Azerbaijan and Armenia to Join EU to Resolve Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict Materials 13 September 2008 14:35 (UTC +04:00)

Poland, Krynitsa, 13 September/ Trend , corr V. Sharifov/ The European Union can solve problem in Caucasus related to the Armenian -Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, member of European Parliament from Lithuania Vitautas Landsbergis said.

"Only EU can reconcile Azerbaijan and Armenia in the issue of Nagorno-Karabakh," said Landsbergis, who took part in 18th economic forum in Polish city of Krynitsa.

Landsbergis sees the way out of the long-drawn conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh in the admission to EU which includes 27 states at present.

"If Azerbaijan and Armenia will join EU, there will be no problems as in fact, there will be no borders between the two countries," Landsbergis, ex-president of Lithuania said.

He said, however, admission of Azerbaijan and Armenia to EU will not take place any time soon.

"But Russia will not let solve the problem in this way. It contradicts Russia's interests," he said in seminar EU-South Caucasus: Perspective Spheres of Economic Cooperation held within the framework of forum.

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