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Elmar Mammadyarov: "Nagorno Karabakh conflict resolution talks have to be continued"

27 March 2006 [16:50] - TODAY.AZ
Nagorno Karabakh conflict resolution talks have to be continued.

"Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry is ready to go on negotiations and there can be no timeout," Azerbaijani Foreign Minister, Elmar Mammedyarov told on March 27, adding that "works within the frames of the Paris process have to be continued", Trend reports.

"This is the position of the president Ilham Aliyev. However, if the dialog will be fruitless, we will apply another measures," the minister said.

Commenting the statement made the Armenian Foreign minister, Vardan Oskanyan, claiming that "in the modern state of things next step in negotiations has to be done by Azerbaijan", the minister said that "this sort of statements have an aim of affecting domestic policies in Armenia".

"Azerbaijani position remains unchanged. We are talking about the liberation of the occupied lands. Territorial integrity of Azerbaijan has to be restored. Refugees and IDPs have to be returned to their homes," Mammedyarov said, adding that any sort of the conflict regulation has to be in accordance with the Azerbaijani constitution.

"If we want to solve the Nagorno Karabakh problem we have to consider the international law principles as well," the Minister concluded.


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