President receives OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs
Today, President Serzh Sargsyan received the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Ambassadors Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stéphane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America, as well as the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk, who have arrived in Yerevan within the framework of their regional visit.
The Co-Chairs presented to President Sargsyan the outcomes of their meetings held in Baku.
President Sargsyan drew the attention of the Co-Chairs to the recent statements voiced in Baku, noting the latter once again attest to how far Azerbaijan is from the readiness to advance the negotiation process on the basis of proposals presented by the Minsk Group Co-Chairs, as well as demonstrate the response of Baku to the continuous calls of the Co-Chairs to prepare societies for peace.
The interlocutors attached importance that within the negotiation process the sides adhere to the commitments aimed at the peaceful settlement of the conflict, as well as highlighted the necessity to implement the agreements reached in Vienna, St. Petersburg and Geneva.
The OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs briefed the President of Armenia on their forthcoming work plans.
Serzh Sargsyan reaffirmed Armenia’s readiness to continue together with the OSCE Minsk Group the efforts towards the peaceful settlement of the conflict through negotiations.