Vardan Oskanian, the Foreign Minister of Armenia, stated that it would be difficult to reach to an agreement on regulation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict before the presidential election in the country, scheduled on 19 February.
Mediamax reports that the Armenian Minister stated during the press-conference that the achievement of an agreement on the issue before the presidential election in Armenia would be better. Speaking about the development of peace regulation of the conflict in 2007, the Armenian Foreign Minister noted that the sides succeeded to reach some progress on some issues, in spite that the several principles still have not been agreed.
Oskanian stated about the readiness of Armenia, to continue the negotiations on the basis of existing proposal concerning the self-determination of the people of Nagorno-Karabakh. Oskanian noted that in 2008, the most activities would be observed over regulation of the conflict.