On December 3, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh Masis Mayilian met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan in Yerevan.
On the eve of the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Republic of Armenia and Azerbaijan, which will take place on December 4, in the framework of the 26th OSCE Ministerial Council in Bratislava, the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Artsakh discussed a range of issues related to the peaceful settlement of the Azerbaijan-Karabakh conflict.
During the meeting, the sides also touched upon the results of the mutual visits of journalists from the Republic of Artsakh, the Republic of Armenia and Azerbaijan, which took place on November 17-21, under the mediation of the Office of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office. They stressed the importance of implementing measures aimed at building an atmosphere of confidence between the parties to the conflict.
The Foreign Ministers discussed the current situation on the line of contact between the Artsakh Defence Army and Azerbaijani armed forces, emphasizing the need to observe the ceasefire regime and the inadmissibility of attempts by the Azerbaijani side to provoke tension on the line of contact.
The sides underlined the necessity of restoring the full trilateral format of negotiations with the direct and full-fledged participation of the Republic of Artsakh, highlighting its importance for enhancing the effectiveness of the peace process.
The Foreign Ministers also exchanged views on a number of issues relating to the agenda of cooperation between the two foreign ministries.