Charles Michel

Brussels Confirms Upcoming Armenia-Azerbaijan Talks

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YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will have a trilateral meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and the President of the European Council Charles Michel on May 14 in Brussels, the European Council announced May 8.

The European Council said in a press release that Charles Michel “has continued to be in close contact with the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to advance the EU’s efforts to promote stability in the South Caucasus and normalization between the two countries.”

The leaders will also hold a meeting together with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on 1 June.

“Their discussions will also be flanked by a meeting together with President Emmanuel Macron of France and Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany, in the margins of the upcoming European Political Community summit in Chisinău on June 1. The leaders have also agreed to continue to meet trilaterally in Brussels as frequently as necessary to address ongoing developments on the ground and standing agenda items of the Brussels meetings. President Michel equally expressed his intention to invite the leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan, France and Germany to meet a second time in the margins of the next EPC summit in Granada in October 2023,” the European Council added.

News on the upcoming Armenia-Azerbaijan talks in Brussels was first reported by the Financial Times earlier on Monday.

 

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