Personal Representative of OSCE chairman visits occupied territories of Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 18
Personal Representative of OSCE Chairman-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk has recently visited the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, Tert.am. reported March 18.
Kasprzyk met with the so-called foreign minister of the separatist regime of Nagorno-Karabakh Karen Mirzoyan, the statement said.
The situation on the contact line of Azerbaijani and Armenian troops was discussed at the meeting.
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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