EU Special Representative to discuss Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in Baku
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 14
By Seba Aghayeva - Trend:
EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Herbert Salber intends to discuss the issues related to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement in Baku, the EU representative office in Azerbaijan told Trend Jan. 15.
Salber will hold several meetings with the leadership of the country during his visit to Baku on January 14-15. The development of relations between Azerbaijan and the EU will be also discussed. The program of the visit includes the meetings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of National Security of Azerbaijan.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan.
As a result of the ensuing war, in 1992 Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.
The two countries signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Russia, France and the US are currently holding peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.
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