YEREVAN. – Armenia’s Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov on Wednesday met in New York, by the mediation of and participation by OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Andrew Schofer (USA), Stéphane Visconti (France) and Igor Popov (Russia).

Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, also attended the talk, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia informed Armenian

The meeting kicked off in an expanded format, and, subsequently, the two FMs had tête-à-tête.

Mnatsakanyan reaffirmed Armenia’s position on and approaches toward achieving solely a pacific resolution to the Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) conflict. The interlocutors exchanged views on the avenues for settling this conflict, and aimed at the establishment of stable peace in the region.

The parties agreed to continue the discourse, including along the lines of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs’ forthcoming visit to the region.