Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan believes the signing of the trilateral declaration among him and the Azerbaijani and Russian Presidents signifies the beginning of a new more intensive stage of the peace settling of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Armenia's Serzh Sargsyan and Russia's Dmitry Medvedev signed a declaration at the end of their meeting in Mein Dorf castle near Moscow on 2 November. Presidents of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan who in detail discussed current state and prospective of the settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict by political means, continuing direct dialogue between Azerbaijan and Armenia through Russia, U.S. and France's mediation as co-chairmen of OSCE Minsk Group in a constructive atmosphere, declared that they would contribute to normalizing the situation in the South Caucasus and ensure establishment of stability and security in the region by the settling the conflict by political means
"We see a peace and compromise settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which must provide for realization of the people's right for self-determination, lying in the basis of settling of the relations with our neighbour Azerbaijan," President said to the representatives of the Armenian diaspora of Belgium.
According to Sargsyan, Armenia is ready to maintain the negotiations, basing on the Madrid principles.