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PARIS, June 19 (Itar-Tass) – Minsk Group for assistance to peace settlement of the dragged-outh conflict in the Azerbaijani enclave region of Nagorno-Karabakh, which is populated by ethnic Armenians, had a meeting here Monday. It was attended by Armenian Foreign Minister Edvard Nalbandian, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mamadyarov and Andrzej Kasprzyk, a personal representative of the Chairman-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe /OSCE/.
The Minsk Group of mediators was set up by and reports to the OSCE.
Its co-chairmen on behalf of Russia, the U.S. and France – Igor Popov, Robert Bradtke and Jacques Faure – discussed with the two ministers the ways of settling the dragged-out conflict, development of humanitarian relations between the two countries, the mechanism for investigating violations of the ceasefire agreement, and conservations of the monuments of culture, which Nagorno-Karabakh has in abundance.
The document describes the atmosphere at the meeting as encouraging and says the sides expressed an intention to maintain cooperation “in a search for peace.”
Cochairmen of the Minsk group agreed to make a visit to the region within the coming several weeks.