Azerbaijan interested in soonest solution of Karabakh conflict (UPDATE)
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 12
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received French co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Stephane Visconti Dec. 12.
Visconti extended French President Francois Hollande`s greetings to President Aliyev. Saying that he paid a visit to Azerbaijan 15 years ago, Visconti said he is deeply impressed by rapid development processes taking place in the country and its accomplishments.
President Aliyev expressed hope that as a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, France will continue playing an active role in the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The president underlined that the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has run for many years, and reiterated Azerbaijan`s interest in finding a soonest possible solution to the conflict.
President Aliyev thanked for the greetings of the French president, and asked Visconti to extend his greetings to President Hollande.