The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group for the peaceful settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict intend to hold consultations in Paris, the Russian co-chair of Minsk Group, Yuri Merzlyakov exclusively told Trend.
The consultations will take place on 23 October in Paris on the eve of the next round of the negotiations between the Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, and Armenia Vardan Oskanyan. In addition, the mediators will conduct consultations regarding the results of the meeting of the Ministers.
Commenting of the proposal of the personal envoy of OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Andzey Kasprzyk, to organize the meeting of the Defense Ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia, Merzlyakov stressed that this initiative was made as a confidence-building measure between the two sides. The matter was discussed at the meeting of the Foreign Ministers, but the final decision will be made by Kasprzyk, the Diplomat underlined.