The recent statement by the Armenian Foreign Minister, Vardan Oskanyan, regarding the return of all occupied Azerbaijani territories is very highly assessed, the Chief of the Press & Information Policy Department of the Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry, Tahir Tagizade, told Trend.
According to him, the inevitability of returning occupied Azerbaijani territories within the regulation process is a factor for Armenian side. The Armenian Foreign Minister made it clear that the Armenian side understands that the return of all occupied Azerbaijan territories is a very essential element of the regulation, Tagizade emphasized.
Recently, during his speech at the Armenian Parliament, Oskanyan stated that the return of the territories forms a part of the proposals. We will discuss the territories once a definite agreement has been reached regarding the status of Nagorno-Karabakh. Only then will we discuss the details of returning the territories, the Minister said. In addition, he made it clear that all territories of the Nagorno-Karabakh are under the territories northern and eastern parts - including Martuni, Mardaket and Shaumyan. All the territories are topics for discussion. Oskanyan added.