Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend A.Ismaylova / The Ambassador of Azerbaijan to the UN, Agshin Mehdiyev, informed Trend that the present stage of negotiations regarding the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict was discussed on 20 March in New York at the headquarters of the UN during the meeting of the Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, with the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon.
The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan expressed Azerbaijan's position that a more active involvement from various international organizations, including the UN, by adopting international law standards and principles, including principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity, would assist in the prompt settlement of the regional conflicts.
Mammadyarov reported on the extractive industry transparency initiatives and said that Azerbaijan is prepared to share its experience in this regard with UN participating countries.
The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan arrived in Washington on 21 March.