Azerbaijan and Armenia accepted to CE for peaceful resolution of Nagorno-Karabkh conflict
Necessity in peaceful resolution of conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh is one of the main reasons for acceptance of Azerbaijan and Armenia to the CE, reportedly said Jean-Louis Loran, CE Director General for political affairs.
В"I am sure that the fastest peaceful resolution of this conflict enables the two countries shorten their way to integration with European value systemВ",- he said in the course of his speech within todays forum Armenia in CE, 5 years of membership in Yerevan.
Loran said also South Caucasus shall become a part of todays Europe, providing that no hate or hostility continues under the all-European roof.
The Council of Europe has operated since 1949, includes 46 countries of the world with total population over 800mln people. Armenia joined the CE January 25, 2001, alongside Azerbaijan, Armenia-Novosti reports.