YEREVAN. – Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan said he is ready to meet his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov in the near future.
When asked about the meeting by MP Arman Abovyan, Mnatsakanyan said they have certain arrangements.
“We are trying to outline with the co-chairs the ways we will work this year ... We have an agreement that we can meet in the near future. We expressed our position that we are ready for negotiations at any time,” he emphasized.
The Minister also noted that he attaches great importance to the participation of Karabakh in negotiations.
“The issue of Karabakh’s participation in the peaceful settlement of the conflict remains on the agenda, and we have repeatedly explained the reasons. It is very important to have direct participation of an entity that has elected authorities, a political entity,” he added.