Rencontre à Paris : Déclaration des co-présidents du Groupe de Minsk

Après une rencontre, à Paris le 18 juin 2012, réunissant les co-présidents du Groupe de Minsk et le Ministre des affaires étrangères arménien, M. Edouard Nalbandian et azerbaïdjanais, M. Elmar MAMMADYAROV, cette déclaration a été adoptée :

Press release by the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group and the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan

PARIS, 18 June 2012 – Today, the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Ambassadors Robert Bradtke of the United States of America, Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, and Jacques Faure of France) met jointly with the Foreign Minister of Armenia, Edward Nalbandian, and the Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov. Also participating in the meeting was the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk.

The Co-Chairs discussed with the Ministers the way forward on resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, as well as further work on development of humanitarian contacts and the creation of a mechanism to investigate ceasefire violations, and preservation of sites of historic and cultural value. The Co-Chairs also reiterated deep concern over recent incidents along the front lines and stressed the need to respect the 1994 ceasefire agreement. The Foreign Ministers expressed their determination to continue working with the Co-Chairs to reach a peaceful settlement, and their readiness to carry out confidence-building measures that could improve the atmosphere for negotiations.

The meeting took place in a positive, constructive atmosphere. As a next step, the Co-Chairs will visit the region in the coming weeks.

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Rencontre du groupe de Minsk : photo de famille avec MM. Edward Nalbandian, ministre des Affaires étrangères d’Arménie, Elmar Mammadyarov, ministre des Affaires étrangères d’Azerbaïdjan et Jacques Faure, co-président du Groupe de Minsk (Quai d’Orsay, Paris).
© Ministère des Affaires étrangères/Julien Faure

publié le 21/06/2012

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