Turkish FM will meet with Azerbaijani, Armenian counterparts
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will hold talks with Azerbaijani and Armenian Counterparts Elmar Mammadyarov and Edward Nalbandian in Almaty, the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported.
The meetings will be held in the framework of the OSCE summit to be held in Kazakhstan July 16-17. The Turkish minister will hold bilateral meetings with Mammadyarov and Nalbandian, the paper reported.
Azerbaijani and Armenian foreign ministers Elmar Mammadyarov and Edward Nalbandian may meet with their French, Russian and U.S. counterparts Bernard Kouchner, Sergei Lavrov and Hillary Clinton at the upcoming OSCE summit in Almaty, OSCE reported earlier.
France, Russia and the United States co-chair the OSCE Minsk Group - the primary mechanism for peace talks on resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Negotiations within the Minsk Group have been held since 1994.
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.