On May 18, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev spoke to Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda about the progress of peace talks with Armenia.
On May 18, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev also spoke to Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda about the progress of peace talks with Armenia.
According to AZERTAC according tohe said that, Azerbaijan established a working group on time and was ready to send a delegation.
He also touched upon the fact that the planned meeting on the border did not take place. He added that, The Armenian Foreign Ministry proposed to hold the first meeting on the border:
“Azerbaijan has accepted that proposal and we were ready to send a delegation. However, on the last day – April 29, Armenia canceled the already agreed meeting. This is a very disappointing issue. ”
To his emphasis according toArmenia also rejected the offer to hold a new meeting on the border on May 7-11:
“So far, we are waiting for any new dates from Armenia that, Let’s start working. “
What does the Armenian side say?
It has not yet been possible to comment on this statement from the Armenian side. Milli Parliament Speaker Alain Simonyan also touched upon the talks with Azerbaijan in an interview with RFE / RL’s Armenian Service.
Aztutyun notes that, Delimitation of the Azerbaijani-Armenian border and The demarcation commission has not been informed yet. However, the establishment of such a commission was scheduled for late April.
Alain Simonyan said in an interview with Azatutyun that, Information on the joint commission will be provided in the coming days:
“It simply came to our notice then. Yes, the commission will work. But there are also technical problems with this process. The Prime Minister paid a visit and president He met with Putin face to face (Armenian Prime Minister N.Pashinyan’s recent visit to Russia). All this can change the schedule. ”
2020In, as a result of the Second Karabakh War, Azerbaijan became part of the Nagorno-Karabakh region and regained control of 7 surrounding districts.
That year 10 November agreement (Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia between) mainly, the fighting was stopped, in the Lachin corridor and On the line of contact in Karabakh Russia peacekeepers were deployed. An unrecognized entity of much of the former Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region and Russia is said to be under the control of peacekeepers.
Last year, the transport between the parties and Two more statements were signed on the restoration of economic ties.
On April 6 this year, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met with Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan in Brussels.
Europe During the meeting with the participation of the President of the Council of the Union Charles Michel, the parties agreed to start work on a peace agreement and establish a joint commission on delimitation of borders.
The Karabakh conflict began in 1988. Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan before the ceasefire agreement in 1994 and 7 adjacent districts were occupied.