OSCE Minsk Group Co-chairs in Talks in Baku
Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend S.Agayeva / The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs and the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister, Elmar Mammadyarov, set up talks at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Baku on 25 May.
The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs, Russia Ambassador Yuriy Merzlyakov and French Ambassador Bernard Fassier arrived in Baku on 24 May after the tour of Yerevan.
At the airport in Baku the co-chairs would not elaborate on the talks held with the Armenian Foreign Minister, Vartan Oskanian, and the Armenian President, Robert Kocharian. Fassier stated that the course of talks on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict resolution will depend on the talks to be held in Baku.
During their visit the co-chairs will also discuss the opportunities for a meeting of the Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents due in St. Petersburg on 10 June.
The co-chairs are scheduled to hold a meeting with the Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev on 25 May.