Radio Free Europe: Leaders Of Azerbaijan, Armenia Meet With Putin For Talks On Nagorno-Karabakh
In talks in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian expressed readiness to seek a peaceful solution to the conflict over Azerbaijan’s breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted the June 20 meeting -- the second between Aliyev and Sarkisian since a truce was established in early April to halt four days of fighting around Nagorno-Karabakh between Azerbaijan’s military and Armenia-backed separatists.
In a joint statement issued by the Kremlin after the talks, the sides expressed satisfaction that the cease-fire was holding and agreed to increase the number of international observers in the conflict zone.
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WNU Editor: This is one of those conflicts where there is no solution .... but at least they are not shooting at each other .... for at least now.
More News On Today's Meeting To Resolve The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
Putin brings together presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia -- AP
Russian, Azeri, Armenian leaders agree to continue trilateral contacts -- TASS
Putin meets Azeri, Armenia leaders over Karabakh violence -- AFP
Azeri, Armenian leaders agree to more Karabakh monitors -- AFP
Heads of Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia Committed to Progress in Karabakh -- Sputnik