Russia, along with other members of the OSCE Minsk Group will continue its efforts to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a press conference in Moscow, Rossia 241 reports.
“If we want to resolve the problem in practice, we need to act as co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group,” Lavrov said.
According to Lavrov, the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk have been working for several years to prepare the agreement on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict resolution, but the parties have not agreed on the items of the final document on the settlement.
“In May 2010, at the summit of the Group of Eight, Russian, U.S. and French presidents issued a statement calling on Baku and Yerevan to approve the document on the settlement, but the document was not approved at the meeting in Kazan, ,” he said.
According to Lavrov, the Foreign Ministers of the parties to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict meet at this stage of negotiations, the work continues and the OSCE Minsk Group has proposed a truncated version of the document on the settlement, but there have been no results so far.