Russia and US Work Together to Facilitate Peaceful Resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict : US Assistant Secretary of State
Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend A.Gasimova / Daniel Fried, the US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, stated at a meeting at the Helsinki Commission of US Congress, on one separatist conflict, in Nagorno-Karabakh, the United States and Russia work well together to facilitate the peace process that could bring greater stability and security to the South Caucasus, which is in our best mutual interest.
According to Fried, the burden to resolve the conflict lies with Armenia and Azerbaijan and the mutual interest of the two countries. "Together with the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair country counterparts from Russia and France, I traveled to the region last spring to push the peace process forward by presenting to the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia a set of proposed basic principles for the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. These principles remain the centerpiece of negotiations between the two sides even today," he stated.