Date of OSCE Minsk Group meeting determined
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 13 /Trend, R.Darakhshan/
Meeting of the OSCE Minsk Group with the participation of the OSCE Chairman, the Secretary of State - Kazakh Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev in the framework of an informal meeting of OSCE Foreign Ministers will be held in Almaty on July 17, says a message on the official website of the OSCE.
An informal meeting of Foreign Ministers of OSCE member states will be held in Almaty on 16-17 July.
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 four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh region and the occupied territories.