Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian told media in Paris Monday he hopes the activation of negotiations after Moscow meeting of the presidents of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia will open doors to settlement of the Karabakh conflict. The minister called the given initiative quite important for starting a new stage of activation of negotiations. The presidents instructed the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan to activate the negotiations, Nalbandian said. After the negotiations and signing of a declaration, an enlarged meeting with OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs took place, which was rather rich in content and constructive. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan who is currently on a visit to France will meet his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy to discuss the trilateral meeting at Maindorf Castle in Moscow, reported Arminfo.
The co-chairs intend to visit Armenia, Karabakh and Azerbaijan to continue negotiations and boost the process, Nalbandian said.
Presidents of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia signed a Declaration on Nagorny Karabakh conflict settlement in Moscow. The Declaration says that the presidents will contribute to rehabilitating the situation in the South Caucasus and ensuring stability and security in the region through political settlement of Nagorny Karabakh conflict on the basis of the principles and norms of the International Law and the decisions and documents adopted within their framework, which will create favorable conditions for economic development and versatile cooperation in the region.