YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan received on October 29 the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group Co-Chairs Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stephane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States and Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk.
Pashinyan welcomed the visit of the co-chairs to Armenia and highlighted their activities as the only internationally authorized negotiation format for Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement. He emphasized the necessity of the commitment of all sides to a peaceful settlement.
The assembled referred to the Nagorno Karabakh peace process following the recent political developments in Armenia. They exchanged views over the agreements between Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Dushanbe this year. Pashinyan highlighted the implementation of the agreements that will foster the creation of an atmosphere aimed at raising mutual confidence and progressing the peace process. The sides outlined the future possible steps.
The Minsk Group co-chairs also met with Armenia’s Acting Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan.