Sarkisian and Aliyev to Meet in Vienna Next Week

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MOSCOW (Arka)— “The presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan will hold a meeting next week in Vienna. It is also planned that the foreign ministers of co-chairs of OSCE Minsk Group – Russia, United States, France – will take part in the meeting,” said Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov plans to take part in the meeting of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian in Vienna on May 16.

US State Secretary John Kerry and French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault will also take part in the meeting.

“The main aim of consultations that are currently being coordinated, is to try to strengthen the ceasefire regime, reduce military risks, agree on strengthening concrete confidence-building measures,” Zakharova said.

“We proceed from the fact that such meeting may and should facilitate stabilization of the situation in the conflict zone and, of course, create necessary conditions for resuming the negotiations process aimed at achieving comprehensive settlement,” Zakharova added.


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  1. PK said:

    We know what happens every time these two idiots meet. One doesn’t want to recognize Artsakh and the other wants to kill Armenians. What kind of circus will we have this time…… Chapter?

  2. Masis said:

    This confirms our leaders have no political skills nor are in control of the situation. We just had a massacre of Armenians–how can you meet that guy face to face? While I am proud of our soldiers and our solidarity, our leaders have much room for improvement. When other powers tell our President to jump, he says “How high?” I will really be upset if Azeris start firing more a few days before the meeting and kill more of our sons. We’ve gotten horse excrement as to why we haven’t recognized Karabakh as of yet. At the very least, he hasn’t set preconditions for the meeting, which he should.

  3. serop said:

    No more negotiation, recognize Artsakh now and do not surrender a centimeter of our ancient lands
    The Turks do not understand the language of peace & compromise, and never will, we are the little piece of the puzzle for their pathetic Turan dreams and to spread their barbaric religion to Europe

  4. GB said:

    NKR army better be ready for a counter attack, when Aliyev coward soldiers will start bombarding border villages during this stupid fake meeting!

  5. Raffi said:

    Armenia should not negotiate until firing stops, jsut read: ”Armenian Soldier Dead After Azeri Open Fire” how can the president accept to negotiate under pressure of guns? Israel did not negotiate with Abbas until firing stopped

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