The Armenian government is concerned over the Upper (Nagorno) Karabakh conflict being tabled at the United Nations again.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group released a statement on Saturday encouraging the peaceful settlement of the Nagorny Karabakh conflict, the OSCE website said.
Armenia should officially agree to the statement made by the Presidents of the co-chair countries in Canada on June 26, the political scientist Stepan Grigoryan told reporters on July 8.
On July 6th Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev stated that with definite exceptions the country accepts the suggestion of the cochairmen-states of the OSCE Minsk Group, developed on the basis of Helsinki principles.
Neil MacFarlane: “All the States, Involved into the Minsk Process, are a Bit Annoyed with the Current Situation”
An interview of1news.az with the Head of Department of Policy and International Relations of Oxfrord University Neil MacFarlane.
“We want to put an end to the conflict in Nagorno Karabakh by peaceful means…but at the same time, our patience also has limits.”
After years of mud-slinging, Turkey and Armenia appear ready to restore diplomatic ties, but the initial reaction within Armenia suggests that the process could meet with strong political opposition. Watching closely from the sidelines, Turkish ally Azerbaijan, meanwhile, states that it expects Turkey to keep its word -- no diplomatic ties with Armenia until territories bordering the disputed region of Nagorno Karabakh are returned to Azerbaijani control.
Officials from Armenia and Azerbaijan have reported further progress toward a resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict after a fresh meeting of their presidents held in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Armenia is dynamically integrating into European structures. The inclusion of the republic in the Eastern Partnership initiative can encourage closer cooperation with Europe and offer a stability and security guarantee. Head of the European Commission Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Raul de Luzenberger commented to PanARMENIAN.Net on prospects for the initiative.