Azeri, Armenian probable to meet under G8 summit FM Mammadyarov

Politics Materials 27 June 2006 11:31
Azeri, Armenian probable to meet under G8 summit  FM Mammadyarov

A meeting of the Azerbaijani and Armenian Presidents in St-Petersburg under the forthcoming summit of G8 is not ruled out, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, told journalists.

However, prior to summit the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair Matthew Bryza plans to tour the region. Only after the visit the co-chairs position will be cleared up, while a meeting of the Foreign Ministers will determine the conduct of a new meeting of the heads of state., Mammadyarov underlined.

Besides, a frame agreement, some details of which were publicized by the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs were very actual.

The document reflected issues on the status of the Nagorno-Karabakh. However, it is necessary to resolve conceptual issues. If sides come to an agreement peaceable co-resistance of the two communities of Nagorno-Karabakh, the question will be discussed. Undoubtedly, Nagorno-Karabakh should have a status. It is still to define whether it will be similar to the status that Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, or Tatarstan, or Bashkordistan holds. It all will be topic of future discussions, the Azerbaijani FM announced.