June 19
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EU has prepared a package of proposals to strengthen confidence-building measures between the parties to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Roland Kobia said on Thursday.  

“The sides have not accepted the proposals yet. I hope they will accept these proposals in the near future and show their real commitment to solve the problem,” APA agency quotes Kobia.

The envoy said EU wants to strengthen its support for peaceful settlement. The evidence thereof is appointment of Philippe Lefort as EU Special Representative on the region. He also has a mandate to on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

“These proposals are being negotiated with Armenia and Azerbaijan. This is a long-standing conflict and people die in the contact line between the troops. We support the activity of the OSCE Minsk Group, but alongside with the official negotiations, it is important to restore mutual confidence between the people too,” he added.

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