EU Special Representative for South Caucasus Philippe Lefort within regional visit held a meeting with Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan.
The press-service of the Armenian Defense Ministry said issues of settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and coopetation with the EU in defense sphere were discussed at the meeting, Panorama.am reported on Wednesday.
The sides pointed to need of forming atmosphere of trust between the conflicting parties which may be achieved by introduction of international mechanisms of investigation of incidents at contact line.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 per cent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven 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 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.