Russian Ambassador Yuriy Merzlyakov, the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair, informed journalists that very interesting and useful talks on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict resolution took place at the Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs today [on 2 October]. He was commenting on the results of consultations held in Baku with the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, the Deputy Foreign Minister as well as Araz Azimov, the Special Envoy to the Azerbaijani President.
The talks dealt with the resumption of direct contacts between both parties in the near future. Merzlyakov stated.
In turn the U.S. Ambassador Matthew Bryza, the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair, said that during the talks he viewed the meeting to be very constructive.
The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs will also hold consultations with the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.