Russian FM: Decision on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement draft framework to be made next week
The Azerbaijani, Russian and Armenian presidents will make a decision on the draft framework of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement during the Kazan meeting next week, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich was quoted by RIA Novosti as saying.
"The expectations are great," he said. "It is planned to consider the integrity of the project on the so-called basic principles of resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in accordance with the agreements reached at the upcoming summit."
He stressed that the wording of the document was agreed upon at the meetings of the three countries' foreign ministers in Moscow in April and June.
"It was possible to bring closer the positions on several key issues during the discussions,"he said. "The Presidents will consider these developments and take appropriate actions."
The Azerbaijani, Armenian and Russian presidents' meeting in Kazan is scheduled for late June.
This will be the ninth tripartite meeting between the presidents of Azerbaijan, Russia and Armenia.