Karabakh settlement process is independent and should move without any preconditions or linkages: OSCE Minsk Group
The OSCE Minsk Group Co-chairs, Yuri Merzlyakov (Russia), Bernard Fassier (France) and Robert Bradke (USA) today have made an official statement in which they again described the conditions under which the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict must be settled.
The Armenian Foreign Ministry's statement, sent to Mediamax, says: "The Co-Chairs would like to reaffirm the statement previously made by each of their government that the so-called Minsk process of the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement is an independent, must move forward in accordance with its own logic without any preconditions or linkages, and within a reasonable time, without the imposed acceleration or deceleration."
At present, the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs are in Yerevan, where they will meet the Armenian President, Serzh Sargsyan and Foreign Minister, Edward Nalbandian.
On Oct. 2-3, the Co-Chairs will visit Khankandi, and then, on Oct. 4-6, - Baku. On Oct. 8, Chisinau will host the next scheduled meeting between the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia.
"They will discuss the key remaining unresolved issues of basic principles of the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement," the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs said in a statement.