Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan held a meeting with EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia Philippe Lefort during his regional trip in Yerevan on May 31, News.am. reported today.
According to the Armenian president's press-service, the parties discussed the dynamically developing relations between Armenia and the EU, regional processes and issues relating to the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 per cent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.
Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Russia, France and the U.S. are currently holding peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. Security Council's four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.