2006 spring is an important milestone in the resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Steven Mann, the US Department of State Senior Advisor for Eurasia Steven Mann, the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair, as stating in Baku to local television channel ATV.
We think we will achieve considerable results in 2006, Mann said. During the two-day visit to Baku he is scheduled to have meetings with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
The discussions will focus on the resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. He is also scheduled to hold meetings with the representatives of civil society and entrepreneurs.
Mann is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Daniel Fried will travel to Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, and Turkey.
On March 14-15, Assistant Secretary Fried will meet with senior Georgian, March 15-16, Assistant Secretary Fried will hold meetings in Yerevan with senior government officials to discuss our bilateral relationship, democracy, and Nagorno-Karabakh. On March 16, Assistant Secretary Fried will depart for Ankara, Turkey, and will return to the United States on Friday, March 17.