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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Talks held on future of Nagorno-Karabakh

Potential solutions for the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh were discussed during a meeting with representatives from Armenia and Azerbaijan, panorama.am reported on Thursday. There has been an ongoing conflict in the area, which has historic ties to both nations, despite a 1994 ceasefire.

According to the article, Nagorno-Karabakh President Bako Sahakyan criticized some of the Azerbaijani proposals.

He asserted that progress will only be made if Nagorno-Karabakh is included in the peace process as an equal party. “However, we have also stated that we are interested that Armenia continues participating in the negotiations because it will contribute to the preservation of current peace,” he said.

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