Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 23 / Trend E. Tariverdiyeva /
The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmen on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement Robert Bradtke (USA), Igor Popov (Russia) and Jacques Faure (France) have today met with Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian.
Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk has also attended a meeting, Armenia Today reported.
According to the Armenian Foreign Ministry, OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmen has submitted the proposals to the minister to reduce tension on the contact line.
The two sides have discussed the possibility of organizing a meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian Foreign Ministers with OSCE Minsk Group within the forthcoming OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Dublin in December.
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 Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.