Aliyev and Sargsyan agree to intensify the negotiations and meet again (UPDATED)
Yerevan/19.11.13/Turan-ArmInfo : Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to give impetus to further negotiation c to achieve a peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict.
According to the press service of the Armenian president, the heads of the two states instructed their foreign ministers to continue together with the co-chairs intensification of the peace process. They agreed to meet again in the coming months.
As a next step, the co-chairs will organize meetings with the ministers in the framework of the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting on 5-6 December in Kiev. The Co-Chairs plan to visit the region before the end of this year.
Following the meeting in Vienna, the OSCE Minsk Group issued a statement in which he said : " Co-Chairs welcomed Sargsyan and Aliyev in Vienna, where the Presidents, accompanied by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the two countries, came to continue the discussion of a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno -Karabakh conflict.
The meeting was attended by the OSCE Minsk Group (Russia , France , the United States of America), as well as the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in . This was the first meeting of the Presidents after the summit held in January 2012 in Sochi. During one-on-one meeting , and then the working meeting with the co-chairmen and ministers , presidents discussed a wide range of issues related to the settlement of the Nagorno -Karabakh conflict. "
Official Baku has not yet commented on the results of the meeting. -02D-
2013 November 19 (Tuesday) 16:52:06
Meeting of the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan, Serzh Sargsyan and Ilham Aliyev, ended in Vienna during the second half of the day on Tuesday. The Presidents left the Palais Coburg building without making any statements to the press. It is expected that the meeting will make a statement to the OSCE Minsk Group, according to RIA-Novosti.
It was the first meeting of the two presidents in two years. As expected, during the meeting the sides discussed issues of strengthening confidence-building measures and the resumption of negotiations on the Karabakh settlement.
Earlier, the Armenian side raised the issue on the need to withdraw snipers from the front line, and in the statements of Heads of State of the OSCE Minsk Group discussed the need to stop making military statements, and to prepare their people for peace. -02D-