YEREVAN (Arka)—Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev has agreed to have a meeting with Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the Russian co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, Igor Popov, said today in Baku.
“The next meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents is expected to take place this year,” Popov was quoted as saying by Novosti-Azerbaijan news agency.
He said this was one of the issues he discussed at today’s meeting with the president of Azerbaijan. He said the co-Chairs will travel to Yerevan today to discuss this issue with the president of Armenia Serzh Sarkisian. He said after the Yerevan meeting the peace brokers will release an official statement.
“We hope that the meeting of the two presidents could take place before the end of this year ,” he added.