BERLIN, April 4. /TASS/. The Minsk Group of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will discuss the situation around Nagorno-Karabakh in Vienna on Tuesday, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Monday.
"A meeting of the Minsk Group on Nagorno-Karabakh at the ambassadors’ level will take place in Vienna tomorrow," he said.
TASS earlier reported citing informed sources that Russia would be represented at the consultations by co-chairman, Ambassador-at-Large Igor Popov.
The Minsk Group on Nagorno Karabakh was set up in 1992. Its permanent members are Belarus, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Turkey, Armenia and Azerbaijan as well as the OSCE Troika comprising the current, previous and future chairpersons-in-office.
The situation along the line of contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone deteriorated dramatically overnight on April 2, fierce clashes began. The parties to the conflict accused each other of violating the truce.