OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Discuss Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflict in Baku (video)
Azerbaijan, Baku, 27 June / Trend corr. M.Aliyev / The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group discussed the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict in Baku.
The negotiations of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs Yuri Merzlakov - from Russian, Bernard Fassier from France and Matthew Bryza from the United States were held with Elmar Mammadyarov, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister in Baku on 27 June.
The result of the meeting was not detailed to journalists
The conflict between the two countries of the South Caucasus began in 1988 due to Armenian territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Since 1992, Armenian Armed Forces have occupied 20% of Azerbaijan including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and its seven surrounding districts. In 1994, Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement at which time the active hostilities ended. The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Russia, France, and the US) are currently holding peaceful negotiations.
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