Meeting of Foriegn Ministers of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan

14 October, 2021

On October 14, on the initiative of the Russian side, the meeting of Foreign Ministers of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan was held in Minsk, the capital of Belarus.

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs discussed issues related to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, including the process of the implementation of the Trilateral Statement of November 9.

The Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan highly appreciated Russia’s mediation efforts aimed at the cessation of hostilities, and  in the context of the security of the Armenians of Artsakh the presence of the peacekeepers of Russia in Nagorno-Karabakh was underlined .

At the same time, Minister Mirozyan drew the attention of the sides to the fact that some provisions of the November 9 Statement still are not implemented, and in this regard the need for immediate and unconditional repatriation of Armenian prisoners of war and other captives was stressed. 

In reference to  the meeting held with the mediation and participation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs, Minister Mirzoyan reiterated that the comprehensive and lasting settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict should be achieved  within the framework and international mandate of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairmanship, based on principles and elements well-known to the sides.

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