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OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs go to Yerevan

03 February 2014 [16:42] - TODAY.AZ
The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs will visit Yerevan on Feb.5, News.am website said citing the spokesperson of Armenian Foreign Ministry Tigran Balayan.

High-level meetings will be held within the visit of James Warlick, Igor Popov and Jacques Faure.

A meeting of OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs is planned to be held on Feb.3 in Baku.
Azerbaijani and Armenian foreign ministers met in Paris on Jan.23-24.

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.


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