Axar.az
UP
18 September 2018


Russia, US discuss Karabakh conflict

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Security issues in the South Caucasus, including the situation in Azerbaijan's Nagorno-Karabakh were discussed by Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin and the US ambassador in Russia John Tefft, RIA Novosti agency reported Apr. 19, citing Russian Foreign Ministry's message.

The sides also exchanged views on the cooperation forms in solving the Ukrainian crisis, said the agency.

The situation in Moldova and Georgia was also touched upon during the US-initiated meeting, according to the agency.

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, in 1992 Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts. The 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations.

Armenia has not yet implemented four UN Security Council resolutions on withdrawal of its armed forces from the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding districts.

Date
2016.04.19 / 17:10
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Korean leader says relations with the US have improved

Syrian rebels see Idlib deal as victory

British PM pledges to protect Israel

Italian priest kidnapped in south Niger

UN declares Rohingya 'genocide'

Israeli embassy declines to comment on incident

France says not involved in disappearance of plane

Iran welcomes agreement between Russia and Turkey

Russia says a military aircraft vanishes near Syria

UK Brexit minister sees no alternative

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla