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There are nuances there. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told this to reporters at the courtyard of the National Assembly of Armenia Wednesday—and addressing the question of why Azerbaijan does not agree to specify the Alma-Ata Declaration of 1991 in the peace treaty expected to be signed between Yerevan and Baku.

"Actually, the work on the peace [treaty] text is multi-layered, and sometimes the statements, sentences that are made regarding it, the interpretations that we make, they do not always create an accurate impression on people who are not familiar with the texts of the peace treaty and their dynamics.

I mean (…) that text may be somewhat different in terms of expressing reality. There is already a reference to the Alma-Ata Declaration in the agreed parts of the peace treaty. There the word is about something else, which I will not comment on now because it is work related.

Let's follow the statements being made from Baku. In recent times, the president of Azerbaijan has made statements that they are committed to the Prague agreements and the Alma-Ata Declaration. Also, it was very symbolic that the [recent] meeting of the [Armenian and Azerbaijani] foreign ministers took place in Almaty [in Kazakhstan]. There are some nuances that have nuances in turn. There are work-related matters that can be overcome," said Pashinyan.

He added: "I can say that we now have a significant change in the climate, but it still does not mean that we have reached the finish line; what remains is to sign [the peace treaty]."

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