Azerbaijan, Baku, June 3 / Trend, A.Agayeva /
Hungary supports the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh within the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Azerbaijan, Foreign Ministry of Hungary said in its statement in connection with the "parliamentary elections" held May 23 by the separatist regime of the Nagorno-Karabakh in Azerbaijan's occupied territories.
Hungary adheres to the European Union's position, declared in connection with the "parliamentary elections" in Nagorno-Karabakh, said in the Hungarian Foreign Ministry's statement to the Azerbaijani Embassy in Budapest.
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.
Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. Security Council's resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh region and the occupied territories.