Elmar Mammadyarov received chairman of PACE committee on legal and human rights issues

Politics Materials 1 November 2005 20:07 (UTC +04:00)

The Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister (FM) Elmar Mammadyarov met on 1 November with the delegation headed by the deputy chairman of the PACE committee on legal and human rights issues Eduard Lintner. Speaking on the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorny Karabakh the head of the Azerbaijan’s Foreign Policy department stressed, the solving of the problem is only possible based on the principle of territorial integrity of Azerbaijan. At the same time Mammadyarov noted the Prague negotiation process embodies the ways for the conflict settlement, the FM press centre told Trend.

В"At first all occupied areas around Nagorny Karabakh must be liberated followed by discussion of other components, including returning of refugees and IDPs to their homes, reinstatement of all transport and communications lines in the region. All these, according to the head of the Azerbaijan’s FM will set up “favorable environment” for determining the Nagorny Karabakh legal status.

Speaking on the 6 November parliamentary elections Mammadyarov noted, holding of open, fair and democratic elections is in interests of the Azerbaijani authorities.

Lintner, in his turn, told on the situation in Germany formed at the result of September elections in the country.