Foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia bring closer positions on key issues of Nagorno-Karabakh settlement - Embassy
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 11 / Trend /
On Saturday, Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov, Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and Foreign Minister of Armenia Edvard Nalbandian had a working meeting in Moscow, Azerbaijani Embassy in Russia told Trend.
The discussion managed to bring closer the sides' positions on key issues of the Basic Principles of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement. The draft document will be considered at the next trilateral summit in late June.
Azerbaijani, Russian and Armenian Presidents will meet in Kazan in late June.
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 and the surrounding regions.