Azerbaijan, Baku, November 14/ Trend , corr V. Zhavoronkova/ Europe welcomes Russia's initiative regarding Nagorno-Karabakh and offers Russia approach the issue of South Ossetia in the same way, French President Nicolas Sarkozy addressed Russia-EU Summit in Nice on November 14, Vesti TV Channel reported.
Russian, Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents met in the Mein Dorf castle near Moscow on November 2. The meeting ended with signing of declaration on Nagorno-Karabakh by Dmitry Medvedev, Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan. Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders signed joint document on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict for the first time since 1994.
"Europe and Russia should work together - it serves their interests. World history shows that we do not need conflicts, confrontation and war. Therefore, me and President of the European Commission decided to arrange this summit," Sarkozy said.
Sarkozy said Medvedev is a person who can be talked to easily. "I said Medvedev that Russia has fulfilled majority of commitments in the region of Georgian-Ossetian conflict. We could send observers there,' President said.
"I suggest to meet within OSCE in mid-2009, the meeting which will be attended by Russia and US in order to lay foundation of security in Europe and in other regions," Sarkozy added.
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